Diabetes has been documented by scientists for thousands of years, under many different names, as we covered in our previous blog A Short History of Diabetes. Through the ages, many ground-breaking experts, doctors and other medical workers have contributed to enhancing the quality of life for people living with diabetes. Few have done as much as Dr. Frederick Banting, who along with his colleagues, discovered how to isolate and extract insulin to treat diabetes in humans. He is a true hero to millions.
The history of diabetes is compelling and there´s a lot to absorb along the way. The Interactive Timeline, created by the Diabetes Daily team, is a fun way to explore the path of diabetes, from the very early historical descriptions of the condition, to the discovery of insulin, to the multitude of treatment and technical advances over the last century.
The entertaining and informative timeline allows you to click on icons or links for a great variety of milestones to learn more, and to dig into an array of comprehensive articles on various diabetes-related topics. Don´t miss this chance to dip-into the fascinating saga of diabetes, one of mankind’s major medical challenges. To try out the Diabetes Daily Interactive Timeline click here.