Public Health

As U.S. Bids to Renew Relations With Havana, Heralded Cuban Diabetes Drug Remains Off-Limits

Obama's efforts to renew relations with Cuba may soon allow Americans to visit this island's pristine beaches and start lugging home shopping bags filled with long-coveted cigars and rum. But for frustrated American physicians battling to save the feet and legs of tens of thousands of patients, it may be a long wait before a much-heralded limb-saving Cuban diabetes drug can legally make the 90-mile trip to U.S. shores.