Work on diabetes shows progress against disease
Toronto star weekly
[Jan 14, 1922]
1 column ; 44 x 5 cm.
Item is a newspaper clipping consisting of a column long article. Subheadings: 'Toronto Medical Men Hoping that Cure is Close at Hand. A boy is treated. Effect of First Treatment was so Good that Injections are Continued.'
MS. COLL 76 (Banting) Scrapbook 1, Box 1, Page 1
Title taken from headline.
This article is one of the first of press coverage of the discovery of insulin. Notes the first clinical trial on young boy in Toronto General Hospital. That young boy is Leonard Thompson.
Banting, Frederick Grant, Sir, 1891-1941Best, Charles Herbert, 1899-Macleod, J. J. R. (John James Rickard), 1876-1935Thompson, LeonardInsulin - Early patients