JAMES E. PAULLIN, M.D.
When a reducing substance is found in the urine during the course of a routine physical examination, or a patient states that such a substance has previously been found, two questions immediately present themselves for solution: (1) Is the reducing substance glucose? (2) If it is glucose, what condition is responsible for its presence? Upon a correct solution of these problems depends the future welfare and comfort of the patient. It is the purpose of this paper to discuss briefly some of the procedures which are useful in answering these questions.
For several years there has been quite a discussion
PAULLIN JE. The Significance of Glycosuria12. Ann Intern Med. 1929;3:137–143. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-2-137
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(2):137-143.
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