Historical Tidbit – Frederick M. Allen, MD (16 March 1879 to 11 January 1964) Dietary Treatment for Diabetes Mellitus before Insulin

History Tidbit: Frederick M. Allen, MD (16 March 1879 to 11 January 1964) Dietary Treatment for Diabetes Mellitus before Insulin. Submitted by Alan D. Rogol, MD,…

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Historical Tidbit – Elliott Proctor Joslin (6 June 1869 to 28 January 1962) The treatment of those with T1DM, pre- and post- the Discovery of Insulin

History Tidbit: Elliott Proctor Joslin (6 June 1869 to 28 January 1962) The treatment of those with T1DM, pre- and post- the Discovery of Insulin Submitted…

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Historical Tidbit – Oskar Minkowski (January 13, 1858-July 18, 1931) and the discovery of the pancreatic origin of diabetes, 1889

  Oskar Minkowski (January 13, 1858-July 18, 1931) and the discovery of the pancreatic origin of diabetes, 1889 submitted by Alan D. Rogol, MD, Ph.D Serendipity…

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Historical tidbit – Moses Barron, MD (November 8, 1883-December 22, 1974)

Moses Barron, MD (November 8, 1883-December 22, 1974) submitted by Alan D. Rogol, MD, Ph.D Moses Barron MD, a Russian immigrant, graduated from the University of…

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Historical tidbit – Andrea Prader, MD (December 23, 1919-June 3, 2001)

Andrea Prader, MD (December 23, 1919-June 3, 2001) submitted by Alan D. Rogol, MD, Ph.D Andrea Prader was a Swiss pediatrician who came to the United…

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Historical Tidbit – Donald S. Fredrickson, MD (August 8, 1924-June 7, 2002)

Donald S. Fredrickson, MD (August 8, 1924-June 7, 2002) by Alan D. Rogol, MD, Ph.D Dr. Fredrickson received his MD in 1949 from Michigan and did…

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Historical Tidbit – Eleanor Colle (MacLean)

Eleanor Colle (MacLean) (January 27 1926-June 2, 2015) Alan D. Rogol, MD, Ph.D Fondly known as “EC”, Dr. Colle was born in Minneapolis, MN, and completed…

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Historical Tidbit – Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin

Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin (May 12, 1910-July 29, 1994) Alan D. Rogol MD, Ph.D Dorothy Hodgkin was a Noble Prize (Chemistry) winning British scientist who used…

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Alfred Jost, Ph.D (1916-1991) and Sexual Ambiguity

Alfred Jost, Ph.D (1916-1991) and Sexual Ambiguity Submitted by Alan D. Rogol, MD, Ph.D Alfred Jost was a French fetal endocrinologist who examined mammals (rabbits) rather…

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January History Tidbit

McCune-Albright syndrome (D.J. McCune, MD (1902-1976), Fuller Albright MD (1900-1969) Submitted by: Alan D. Rogol, MD, Ph.D In 1936 McCune described a patient with disseminated osteitis…

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