An Atherton teenage girl who took a fatal overdose of insulin may have been taking the hormone as an aid to lose weight, an inquest heard.
Scientists are battling disease where babies develop too much insulin
Sufferers under 40 have more than doubled in two decades
Filipino nurse granted bail extension over insulin poisoning probe at Stockport Stepping Hill Hospital
Seven people were allegedly poisoned.
Stepping Hill poisoning probe: Nurse held on suspicion of three murders given four-month bail extension
Victorino Chua remains on bail until next year.
Poisoner responsible for seven patient deaths at Stockport’s Stepping Hill closer to being caught, say GMP
A total of 22 patients were poisoned by insulin last summer
The death of a Stepping Hill patient is being re-categorised after specialists believe she was poisoned by products contaminated with insulin
A sixth patient has died after being intentionally poisoned by staff at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, during June and July 2011
A fifth death at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport is at the centre of a poisoning probe as police continue to question nursing staff
A nurse at Stepping Hill hospital in Stockport has been arrested in connection with the three deaths at the hospital.