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This small volume is so widely known to the profession as to need only brief review. To those who have not employed it in their practice it may be highly recommended, especially for intelligent patients. It is written so as to present to the patient, and incidentally to his physician, the more important facts concerning diabetes: the factors predisposing to it, its symptoms, course, complications, prognosis, relationship to marriage and pregnancy, and the various aspects of its treatment by diet and insulin.
However, it is not only facts that Dr. Joslin presents, but a religion for the diabetic. To adhere
A Diabetic Manual.. Ann Intern Med. 1934;8:378. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-3-378_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;8(3):378.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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