BYRON D. BOWEN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; NATHANIEL KUTZMAN, M.D.
It has appeared to us that infection of the urinary tract has been a relatively frequent finding in diabetic patients, especially in women. Perhaps it is because numerous observations such as are cited in the following statements have brought this forcibly to our attention. An obese woman, who from past experiences should require little or no insulin to control the diabetes, is found to tolerate large doses. A search for a cause for this insulin resistance has often revealed a hidden infection in the urinary tract, treatment of which permitted a reduction of the insulin dosage. Further, when a diabetic
BOWEN BD, KUTZMAN N. THE URINARY TRACT IN DIABETIC WOMEN; ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE INCIDENCE OF HYPERTENSION1. Ann Intern Med. ;17:427–446. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-17-3-427
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;17(3):427-446.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism, Hypertension.
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