The History of Insulin

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.


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  1. 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.