of the intestine, there was a bile of ascinous
tissue about 2mm in diameter (serial
sections of this failed to reveal islet tissue)
Thus we believe that under favourable
conditions a totally diabetic dog may
be kept alive for a considerable
length of time if the internal secretion
of the pancreas is administered.
In order to prove that this
substance is only found in the
pancreas controls were done with
extract spleen, liver, thymus, muscle, and thyroid.
Thyroid extract alone gave a slight fall
in blood sugar.
At the present time Mr. Best
and Dr Hepburn are conducting
experiments on the resperatory
quotent. Their results tho not
sufficient in number as yet to