ELLIOTT P. JOSLIN, M.D.
Every other diabetic now dies of arteriosclerosis and the percentage of such cases has been rapidly rising. In the Naunyn Era it was 15 per cent, in the Allen Era 26 per cent, in the first half of the Banting Era it was 41 per cent, but for the last 4 years in 781 fatal cases in my own series it has grown to 50 per cent. In diabetes the percentage mortality from arteriosclerosis is one-third greater than for the population as a whole, if we take Massachusetts for a criterion, because in this state it is responsible for 37
JOSLIN EP. Arteriosclerosis in Diabetes1. Ann Intern Med. ;4:54–66. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-1-54
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;4(1):54-66.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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