Chart showing sugar levels in blood and urine for Dog 392
Banting, Frederick Grant, Sir, 1891-1941
June 6 - July 4 1921
2 charts on 2 sheets ; 19 x 46 cm. or smaller
Chart plots blood sugar (axis x) over time (axis y) for Dog 392. The chart indicates the dates for a two stage pancreatomy. On June 6, the pancreas from Dog 392 was removed, on June 30 the pedicle was removed. On July 5 the dog died.
MS. COLL. 76 (Banting) Mapcase
Title based on contents of chart.
This chart, based on research at an early stage, shows the difficulty dogs had recovering from the two stage pancreatomy procedure initially used by Banting and Best. The dogs had to recover from both stages before injections of pancreatic extract could be tested.
Dogs as laboratory animalsInsulin - Early experimentsDog 392