Insulin is not a cure for diabetes; it is a treatment.
It enables the diabetic to burn sufficient carbohydrates, so that proteins and fats may be added to the diet in sufficient quantities to provide energy for the economic burdens of life.
Sir Frederick Banting
'Diabetes and Insulin', Nobel Lecture, 15 September 1925.
Nobel Lectures: Physiology or Medicine,
The above photo isDr. Banting On The Cover Of Time Magazine
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