Learning diabetes from its history

Hirofumi Makino, Nigishi Hotta, Yasue Omori, Soroku Yagihashi

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In Advances in Diabetology,The 49th Annual Post Graduate Course, a 'Special Lectures on History of Diabetes' was held. Dedicated researchers, Frederick Grant Banting, who discovered insulin, Priscilla White, who developed clinical practice in diabetes and pregnancy, Paul Langerhans, who identified the pancreatic islets, and Paul Kimmelstiel, who established the clinical entity of diabetic nephropathy, were introduced and discussed in the lectures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)741-744
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Japan Diabetes Society
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology


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