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Frederick Banting hero, healer, artist by Stephen Eaton Hume

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Published by XYZ Pub. in Montreal .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Canada

Subjects:

  • Banting, Frederick Grant, Sir, 1891-1941.,
  • Banting, Frederick Grant, Sir, 1891-1941.,
  • Banting, F. G. Sir, 1891-1941.,
  • Physicians -- Biography.,
  • Diabetes Mellitus -- history.,
  • Diabetes -- Research.,
  • Medical scientists -- Canada -- Biography.,
  • Physicians -- Canada -- Biography.,
  • Diabète -- Recherche.,
  • Medical scientists -- Canada -- Biographie.,
  • Médecins -- Canada -- Biographies.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-171) and index.

StatementStephen Eaton Hume.
GenreBiography., Biographie., Biographies.
SeriesQuest library ;, 12
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR464.B3 H85 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination178 p. :
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3466028M
ISBN 100968816630
LC Control Number2005440921
OCLC/WorldCa46625606

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Feb 17,  · Sir Frederick Grant Banting, Canadian physician who, with Charles H. Best, was one of the first to extract () the hormone insulin from the pancreas. Injections of insulin proved to be the first effective treatment for diabetes, a disease in which glucose accumulates in abnormally high. Frederick Grant Banting was born on November 14, , at Alliston, Ont., Canada. He was the youngest of five children of William Thompson Banting and Margaret Grant. Educated at the Public and High Schools at Alliston, he later went to the University of Toronto to study divinity, but soon. Frederick Banting and the Discovery of Insulin Library Binding – Illustrated, Nov 1 by John Bankston (Author) out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Reviews: 2. Frederick Banting was a Canadian medical scientist and physician who won the Nobel Prize for discovering insulin. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and other facts related to his life.

Intravenous injections of extract from dog's pancreas, removed from seven to ten weeks after ligation of the ducts, invariably exercises a reducing influence upon the percentage sugar of the blood and the amount of sugar excreted in the urine the extent and duration of the reduction varies directly with the amount of extract injected. Frederick Banting was thirty-one when he received the Nobel Prize for his part in the discovery of insulin. He was catapulted to instant fame, for which he was neither personally nor professionally prepared. Set up as head of his own research institute by a grateful government, he struggled fruitlessly to duplicate his first triumph. His marriage to a beautiful socialite ended in a scandal. For more biographical information see: Biography of Sir Frederick Grant Banting Scope and Content: The collection consists of correspondence, research notes and papers, articles, speeches, travel journals, drawings, memorabilia, photographs, film, awards and prizes. Born on his father's farm near Alliston, Ontario on 14 November , Frederick Grant Banting was the fourth and youngest son of William Thompson Banting and Margaret (Grant) Banting's five tonyasgaapartments.com Banting was an average student, described as a hard-working, shy, and serious child by .