THOMAS H. LAMBERT, M.D., F.A.C.P.; ROY B. JOHNSON, M.A.; GEOFFREY R. PAUL, M.D.
Detection of the potential diabetic is a principal objective of clinicians and many investigators. The classical work of Fajans and Conn1-4 and the investigations of West5-6 have focused attention on the use of cortisone in diagnosis and prediction of diabetes mellitus.
The purpose of the present study was to investigate and to evaluate both glucose tolerance and cortisone-glucose tolerance in otherwise normal individuals and in subjects with a hereditary background for diabetes.
Three hundred active subjects including controls, diabetics, and relatives of diabetics were studied. The diabetic relatives were blood-related kin of known diabetics and were not
LAMBERT TH, JOHNSON RB, PAUL GR. GLUCOSE AND CORTISONE-GLUCOSE TOLERANCE IN NORMAL AND "PREDIABETIC" HUMANS1. Ann Intern Med. ;54:916–923. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-5-916
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(5):916-923.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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