EDWARD L. BORTZ, F.A.C.P.
Individuals coming to the medical service of The Lankenau Hospital with cardiac, nephritic, gastrointestinal, blood and other disorders, as well as diabetes and obesity, have been studied more and more in the nutritional section of the Metabolic Clinic. It is remarkable to note how many functional disturbances clear up when patients are placed on a sensible, restricted but adequate diet with the avoidance of coffee, tea, tobacco and alcohol. The writer has been interested for several years in the relationship of body weight to the optimum functioning of patients and has tried numerous methods to cause a reduction in adiposity.
BORTZ EL. METABOLIC STIMULANTS WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO SODIUM DINITROPHENOL1. Ann Intern Med. 1934;8:599–606. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-5-599
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