HAROLD M. BOWCOCK, M.D.
The familial occurrence of glycosuria is attracting increasing interest and families displaying this symptom in several members deserve special study. Joslin (1) records a family in which twelve brothers and sisters, and two children are thought to have had diabetes. He reports a Jewish family, eight members of which had diabetes. Landis (2) reports a diabetic family in which the disease was present in the five blonde but not in the four brunette children of a diabetic mother. These are striking examples of families in which all of the individuals showing glycosuria are sufferers from diabetes.
Additional large families have
HAROLD M. BOWCOCK. Familial Glycosuria. Report of a Large Family.. Ann Intern Med. 1929;2:923–931. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-9-923
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(9):923-931.
Nephrology, Urological Disorders.
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