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Diabetes in History

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Pillars of the Great Hypostyle Hall from Karnak Temple covered in hieroglyphics
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1500 BC


Ancient Greek montage.
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Somewhere between 80 and 138 C.E.


New England Journal of Medicine and Surgery
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1812


Paul Langerhans
Paul LangerhansPublic Domain

1869


The Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus
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1916


Frederick Banting with dog
Frederick Banting with dogPublic Domain

1921


Testing blood sugar with glucometer
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1969


Glucose monitor.
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1970s


Doctor holding insulin syringe.
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1980


thumbs up
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1982


Doctor holding patient's hand in support.
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1989


Metformin tablets box.
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1995


Woman with diabetes wearing a CGM and making a ponytail
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2000


overweight woman with nurse
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2002


Woman measuring her blood sugar.
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2012


young woman jogging with insulin pump on arm
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2018


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