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
BOWCOCK HM. 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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