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The Discoverer of Insulin: Dr. Frederick G. Banting
The Discoverer of Insulin Dr Frederick G Banting Author:I. E. Levine When Frederick Banting discovered insulin, he gave millions of doomed diabetics the gift of life. He also found a preventive for the dread disease of silicosis, contributed to vital cancer research, pioneered in aviation medicine and flight psychology. He was honored for his services to science and humanity by the Nobel Prize for Med... more »icine.
Banting grew up on a farm in Canada. When his tomboy playmate Jane died at fourteen of diabetes, he was determined to one day find the cause of this mysterious disease. . .« less