oa South African Medical Journal - Diabetes through the ages: a salute to insulin
|Article Title||Diabetes through the ages: a salute to insulin|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Johannesburg General Hospital and Diabetic Clinic, J.G. Strydom Hospital, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Sep 1972|
|Pages||1394 - 1400|
|Keyword(s)||Aetiology, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Insulin, Medical history, Pathology and Treatment|
At a time when the golden jubilee of the discovery of insulin is being celebrated throughout the world, it is appropriate to record the progress of diabetes through the ages, with special reference to Frederick Grant Banting and his co-workers, the discovery of insulin, and the stimulus this has given to further research in the field of diabetes mellitus.
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