oa South African Medical Journal - Diabetes through the ages: a salute to insulin

Volume 46, Issue 38
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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