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The Curse of Banting

To all of us with diabetes, Frederick Banting is a scientific giant to whom we owe a great deal. As we all know Banting won the 1923 Nobel Prize for Medicine, alongside JJR Macleod, for the isolation of insulin. Sadly Banting was killed in a plane crash in 1941, after both the engines of the… Read More »

Diabetes the Musical: First Draft

Following on from last week’s post about a diabetes-related musical, my chum Dave took it upon himself to sketch out a rough draft for a plot. Therefore for your enjoyment, fun and entertainment I present the first draft of: Diabetes: The Musical Or “A spoonful of medicine helps the sugar go down”. Act the First… Read More »