Monday, November 8, 2010

Insulin - On exhibit

Did you know that insulin was first discovered in 1921 by researchers at the University of Toronto?

Eli Lilly made insulin first available by prescription in 1923.

The story of Elizabeth Hughes, one of the earliest insulin users and insulin pioneer Dr. Frederick Banting is the content of an extraordinary exhibit at the New York Historical Society in Manhattan. The exhibit is entitled "Breakthrough: The Dramatic Story of the Discovery of Insulin and runs until January 31, 2011.

Source: Diabetes Forecast, October 2010 http://
Exhibit information can be found at (Special prize drawings for ticket holders)
A wonderful Saturday afternoon outing full of tasty delights, while raising awareness and support for Detroit Area Agency on Aging Meals on Wheels program!
Yours in Health!

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