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Ommittee He also resolves a longstanding controversy dating to the awarding of the Nobel to F G Banting and J J R Macleod for their work on insulin because each insisted on sharing the credit with an additional associate medical opinion was intensely divided over the allotment of credit for the discovery Bliss also offers a wealth of new detail on su. Although I ve said this before I ll say it again I read the original article by Nicolae Paulescu and I can say with certainty that he is the discoverer of insulin I do not know how many actually bo

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The Discovery of Insulin

When insulin was discovered in the early s even jaded professionals marveled at how it brought starved sometimes comatose diabetics back to life In this now The Discovery ePUB #10003 classic study Michael Bliss unearths a wealth of material ranging from scientists unpublished memoirs to the confidential appraisals of insulin by members of the Nobel C. The Discovery of Insulin by Michael Bliss has to be considered the definitive word on the trials and tribulations on how insulin was discoveredI d say even this day if you ask most folks who won th

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Ch subjects as the treatment of diabetes before insulin and the life and death struggle to manufacture itBlisss excellent account of the insulin story is a rare dissection of the anatomy of scientific discovery and serves as a model of how rigorous historical method can correct the myths and legends sometimes perpetrated in the scientific literature.. A fascinating true story describing the political maneuverings surrounding the search for a magic bullet to cure diabetes Scientifically interesting in and of itself but the infighting and intrigue


10 thoughts on “The Discovery of Insulin

  1. says:

    By most conventional standards it's a 5 stars book not doubt I downgraded to 4 for the way it overlooks the animal issue Lots of dogs and other animals were killed in the research many through great suffering An

  2. says:

    The Discovery of Insulin by Michael Bliss has to be considered the definitive word on the trials and tribulations on how insulin was discoveredI'd say even this day if you ask most folks who won the Nobel prize fo

  3. says:

    I have been born into a world that had insulin and I thought that it had been decades since its discovery I wouldn’t have known that this amazing medicine has only been discovered 100 years ago in 1921 until I

  4. says:

    Well written and fascinating to read Bliss manages to make the long account of lab work by Banting and Best into a page turner a feat in and of itself but his book also does a great job of showcasing the horror of pre insulin diabetes the magnitude of insulin's impact on treatment of the disease and the sometime

  5. says:

    Well I read the original article by Nicolae Paulescu and I can say with certainty that he is the discoverer of insulin I do not know how many actually bothered to compare the articles of Paulescu and Banting's but I did it Not to mention the date of publication of the two articles Thus it is a fully European discovery I have spoken with many people in the field of diabetology and all of them consider that 1 Paulescu an

  6. says:

    Although I've said this before I'll say it again I read the original article by Nicolae Paulescu and I can say with certainty that he is the discoverer of insulin I do not know how many actually bothered to compare the articles of Paulescu and Banting's but I did it Not to mention the date of publication of the two articles Thus it is a fully European discovery I have spoken with many people in the field of diabetology and all of them con

  7. says:

    I should have written this review a while ago but I didn't and the review will suffer for it I don't think my fascination with this book is completely related to my son's having diabetes Maybe I'm fooling myself It's simply amazing how the discovery of insulin came about; simply amazing that it came about at all given ho

  8. says:

    I'm not sure if this is the same book I read years ago about how insulin was discovered and first used to help diabetics The book I

  9. says:

    A fascinating true story describing the political maneuverings surrounding the search for a magic bullet to cure diabetes Scientifically interesting in and of itself but the infighting and intrigue add a dimension just as compelling

  10. says:

    It is a must read for anyone who has a child with diabetes or is diabetic It goes through the history of diabetes and also explains how insulin was discovered Fascinating read