ELMER L. SEVRINGHAUS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
As a consequence of the reports of Blotner and Murphy1 a number of trials have been made in this hospital with liver therapy for diabetes mellitus. The first of these was made with feeding of whole liver, 180 grams daily, to two cases of clinically unvarying tolerance. The results gave no encouragement at that time (1929). In July, 1930, our attention was directed to the possible merits of a mixture of an extract of horse liver, horse blood, with hypophosphites, alcohol, and saccharin, referred to below as "liver mixture". The manufacturers of a certain commercial horse liver and blood mixture
SEVRINGHAUS EL. Does Liver Therapy Benefit the Diabetic?12. Ann Intern Med. ;5:1387–1390. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-11-1387
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(11):1387-1390.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism, Gastroenterology/Hepatology.
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