Frederick Banting Quotes on Cure for Diabetes

“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.”

~ Frederick Grant Banting


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Frederick Banting

Sir Frederick Grant Banting KBE MC FRS FRSC was a Canadian medical scientist, physician, painter, and Nobel laureate noted as the co-discoverer of insulin and its therapeutic potential. In 1923 Banting and John James Rickard Macleod received the Nobel Prize in Medicine. Born: 14 November 1891, Died: 21 February 1941.

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