State Senate approves funding for OU diabetes research center

Wednesday, March 1st 2006, 5:57 am
By: News On 6

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ A measure providing $15-million to start a world-class diabetes research and treatment center was passed without opposition in the Oklahoma Senate.

The measure now goes to state House for consideration.

University of Oklahoma President David Boren, a diabetes patient, has pushed for approval of the plan.

He said it would make the state a national leader in diabetes research and treatment.