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Best, Charles Herbert,

1899–1978, Canadian physiologist, b. West Pembroke, Maine. With F. G. BantingBanting, Sir Frederick Grant,
1891–1941, Canadian physician, M.D. Univ. of Toronto, 1922. From 1923 he was professor of medical research at Toronto. Working with C. H. Best under the direction of J. J. R.
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, 1876–1935, Scottish physiologist, educated at Aberdeen and Leipzig. He was a professor at Western Reserve Univ. (1903–18) and at the Univ. of Toronto (1918–28) and later taught at the Univ. of Aberdeen.
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 he discovered (1921) the use of insulin in the treatment of diabetes. He was appointed professor of physiology at the Univ. of Toronto in 1929, served as associate director of the Connaught Laboratories from 1932 to 1941, and became director of the Banting and Best department of medical research at the Univ. of Toronto in 1941. With N. B. Taylor he wrote The Living Body (rev. ed. 1946), The Physiological Basis of Medical Practice (4th ed. 1946), and The Human Body and Its Functions (3d ed. 1956).
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Day is linked to the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best, was instrumental in the discovery of insulin in 1922, a life: saving treatment for diabetes patients.
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NATIONAL SLEEPY HEAD DAY (FINLAND) 1921: The first insulin was isolated by Canadians Sir Frederick Banting and his assistant Charles Best, providing an effective treatment for diabetes.
Charles Best, it turned out, was a contemporary of William Longden and was also a musician - but Charles's interests lay in handbell ringing.
The initiative marks the launch of support for the forthcoming World Diabetes Day on November 14, which marks the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best, first conceived the idea which led to the discovery of insulin in 1922.