PublishedNov 06, 2017
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Tags: 20th Century, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, animals, Canada, Diabetes, Discoveries, Doctors, dogs, Dr. Frederick Allen, Elizabeth Hughes Gossett, horrible deaths, India, medicine, new jersey, Science, The Supreme Court Historical Society, The United States Supreme Court
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This was awesome! Thanks for doing this!!! I loved the closing remarks of the people that suffered before us.
I️ love this episode. I️ did a report on this in college and have been wondering why no one knows this history. About the people and the places and the animals this all relates to. Also the religious and cultural issues along with. (They should really make a movie.) Thank you for handling this subject with more depth than this overgrown student.
This hit home for me, since both of my children have Type 1 diabetes. There was some crying, yes, but I also found a deeper appreciation for the current availability of insulin and technology which allows diabetics to live long, normal lives. Thank you for the much-needed context. T1D is an expensive, annoying disease, but it is good to remember that once it was a death sentence, and that we’ve come a long way.
I have many memory palace episodes which vie to be my favorite, but this one is the most important to me. I am going to share it far and wide.
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