Frederick Banting (Quest Library (Xyz Publishing)) (Paperback)

By Stephen Eaton Hume

Dundurn Group, 9780968816639, 192pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2000

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Frederick Banting was a surgeon and a decorated war hero when he had the idea to develop insulin in 1920, This achievement earned him the 1923 Nobel Prize for medicine, a knighthood, and the gratitude of diabetics around the world.

About the Author

Stephen Eaton Hume has published a young-adult novel, a creative non-fiction, a biography, and three picture books. His articles have appeared in the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Medical Post, the Vancouver Sun, and other publications. He teaches in the English Department at the University of Victoria.