The Sugar disease

United Kingdom, 1971

Film
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This film looks at the problem of diabetes, its origins and the research going on to discover its causes. In addition, four well-known people who are diabetics talk about themselves and their lives as diabetics. Canadian scientist, Dr Best, recalls his involvement in the discovery of insulin in 1921.

Credits

production company

BBC-TV

producer

Philip Daly

Duration

00:50:44:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1971

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010408

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Diabetes

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Diseases - Causes and theories of causation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Diseases - Research

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Insulin

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Sugar in the body

History → History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Discoveries (in science)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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