Later on studies done by Sharpey-Schafer
and Alimi et al., the possible reason for the large BP fall after standing from a squat may be as follows.
, "Effects of coughing on intra-thoracic pressure, arterial pressure and peripheral blood flow," The Journal of Physiology, vol.
But who remembers Mering and Minkowski, or Sharpey-Schafer
, or Aretaeus of Cappodocia?
In 1910, Sir Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer
suggested that people with diabetes were deficient in a single chemical that was normally produced by the pancreas -- he proposed calling this substance ''insulin"', from the Latin ''insula'', meaning island, in reference to the insulinproducing islets of Langerhans in the pancreas.
In 1894 a British physiologist, Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer
(1850-1935), showed that a substance extracted from the adrenals would raise the blood pressure if injected into an animal's bloodstream.
of the University of Liverpool in England.