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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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In 2003, our founder Charles Best appeared on Oprah, Oprah Winfrey's television show, to share the DonorsChoose.
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Charles Best returned to Germany, and brought the rest of the family to Milwaukee early in 1844.
They stumbled upon Sandy Best (an art collector, former classmate of Michael Snow's, and son of Charles Best, of Banting and Best fame) who donated his mansion in Rosedale for the shoot, eliminating the need to build an elaborate set.
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1921: The first insulin was isolated by Canadian Sir Frederick Banting and his assistant Charles Best, providing an effective treatment for diabetes.
Colonel Charles Best Describing Wellington's conduct at Quatre Bras, a battle two days before Waterloo: "Our brave Duke was everywhere and I had an opportunity of seeing how little he was concerned for his safety.
The global diabetes epidemic is an emergency in slow motion," warned experts mentioning that World Diabetes Day celebrated every year on November 14 as it is the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best, first conceived the idea that led to the discovery of insulin in 1921.
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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.