June 24, 2022

Ep.1 - Past & Present - Diabetes

Ep.1 - Past & Present - Diabetes

Delves into the history of diabetes care and modern-day diabetes research and management.

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In this episode we uncover the history of diabetes and its treatment, starting with Ancient Egypt and Greece and some very dubious therapeutics, including opium, alcohol and animal dung!

Then we talk to Professor Mark Strachan, a consultant physician in endocrinology and diabetes, about his clinical and research work.


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A full transcript of this podcast episode can be downloaded here: https://www.rcpe.ac.uk/heritage/talks/past-present-diabetes