Canadian Doctors Discover Insulin
By: Lilly Cartwright, 1921
The Discovery of insulin
Frederick Banting and Charles Best have discovered the hormone insulin in the extracts of a dogs pancreas. They injected this hormone into a dog and found that it lowered its blood sugar levels back to normal. They perfected their experiment by isolating a substance called isletin from the rest of the pancreas.
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