Pancreatic Extracts in the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus: Preliminary Report.

@article{Banting1962PancreaticEI,
  title={Pancreatic Extracts in the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus: Preliminary Report.},
  author={F G Banting and Charles H. Best and J. B. Collip and W. R. Campbell and A A Fletcher},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  year={1962},
  volume={125 3},
  pages={141-6}
}
SINCE the year 1889, when von Mering and Minkowski (1) preduced severe and fatal diabetes by total removal of the pancreas in dogs, many investigators have endeavoured to obtain some beneficial effect in diabetes mellitus, either by feeding pancreas, or by administration of pancreatic extracts. Minkowski, Sandmeyer (2), Pfluger (3) and others found that feeding pancreas was followed by negative or even harmful results. More recently, Murlin (4), Kleiner (5) and Paulesco (6) have tried the… CONTINUE READING