Michael Mosley puts his body on the line to tackle type 2 diabetes

Karen Hardy
October 9 2021 - 12:00am
Renowned science journalist Dr Michael Mosley puts his body on the line to wake up Australia to a national health crisis. Pciture: SBS
Renowned science journalist Dr Michael Mosley puts his body on the line to wake up Australia to a national health crisis. Pciture: SBS

Michael Mosley isn't afraid to use himself as a guinea pig. Over the years he's swallowed tape worms, infected himself with malaria, tried to cure his insomnia with sleep experiments and gone caving even though he suffers from claustrophobia. He even volunteered for COVID vaccine trials early in the pandemic and was disappointed when Oxford University, his alma mater, knocked him back.

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Karen Hardy

Karen Hardy

Canberra Times lifestyle reporter

I've covered a few things here at The Canberra Times over the years, from sport to education. But now I get to write about the fun stuff - where to eat, what to do, places to go, people to see. Let me know about your favourite things. Email: karen.hardy@canberratimes.com.au

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