Hypodermic syringe for insulin, England, 1960-1970

Made:
1960-1970 in England
maker:
Everett Medical

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Hypodermic syringe, 1ml, for insulin, glass and chrome plated metal, by Everett, England, 1960-1970

Diabetes is a condition where the pancreas cannot produce insulin, or enough insulin, to break down sugars in the body to pass to the cells to release energy. People with diabetes used metal and glass hypodermic syringes like this one to inject doses of insulin. Today syringes are made from plastic.

Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Object Number:
A617808/1
Materials:
chromium plated, glass, metal (unknown)
type:
hypodermic syringe
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical instrument
  • drug delivery device
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical instrument
  • drug delivery device

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