I. M. RABINOWITCH, F.A.C.P.; A. F. FOWLER; E. H. BENSLEY
Recently we1 reported a method for the treatment of diabetic coma with one simultaneous injection of unmodified and protamine zinc insulin. With this method, it was shown that the blood sugar was rapidly reduced to the normal level, regardless of the degree of hyperglycemia and kept at that level for at least 40 hours, in spite of administration of many hundred (780 to 1020) grams of carbohydrate. In two cases the blood sugars were still normal at the end of 60 hours. That these large amounts of carbohydrates administered were not stored in the tissues artificially, but were utilized either
RABINOWITCH IM, FOWLER AF, BENSLEY EH. DIABETIC COMA: (AN INVESTIGATION OF MORTALITIES AND REPORT OF A SEVERITY INDEX FOR COMPARATIVE STUDIES)1. Ann Intern Med. 1939;12:1403–1428. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-9-1403
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;12(9):1403-1428.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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