Banting and Best’s experiments on dogs gave us insulin
Dr. Harriet Hall over at Science-Based Medicine reviews the discovery and purification of insulin, truly a modern medical miracle. One of the first human users was Elizabeth Hughes.
Filed under Drugs for Diabetes
Tagged as Banting and Best, discovery of insulin, elizabeth hughes, Harriett Hall, insulin
I’ve just read Elizabeth Hughes’ biography. before insulin she was on Dr Allen’s low-carb starvation diet of 800 kCal/day. For many years… wow.
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