L. H. NEWBURGH, F.A.C.P.
Three years ago we1 reported the favorable effect of weight reduction upon the hyperglycemia of obese middle-aged persons. We are now in a position to deal with a still larger material. The effect of reduction of weight upon the delayed utilization of glucose displayed by 62 obese adult men and women forms the substance of this paper. A number of the patients had been referred to the Diabetic Clinic by their physicians because diet and insulin had failed to abolish the glycosuria. Others came to the hospital because they were suffering from pruritus vulvae, cataract, gangrene, gall-bladder disease or merely
NEWBURGH LH. CONTROL OF THE HYPERGLYCEMIA OF OBESE "DIABETICS" BY WEIGHT REDUCTION1. Ann Intern Med. ;17:935–942. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-17-6-935
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;17(6):935-942.
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