7/27/1921 Insulin discovered, diabetes no longer fatal

Reply Fri 27 Jul, 2012 03:36 pm
July 27, 1921

Quote: At the University of Toronto, Canadian scientists Frederick Banting and Charles Best successfully isolate insulin--a hormone they believe could prevent diabetes--for the first time. Within a year, the first human sufferers of diabetes were receiving insulin treatments, and countless lives were saved from what was previously regarded as a fatal disease.


They may have a cure for diabetes, but not neuropathy, a common painful side effect that has plagued my ankles for years
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Reply Fri 27 Jul, 2012 04:03 pm
nor the statistically high relationship between diabetes and cardiomyopathy as well as diabetes and pancreatic cancer
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