SEYMOUR J. GRAY; WALTER HOOK; JOHN L. BATTY
The liver is intimately associated with the storage of glycogen, the maintenance of the normal blood sugar level and the formation of ketone bodies. The important rôle of the liver in carbohydrate metabolism makes the investigation of liver function in diabetes mellitus pertinent. The present communication is concerned with the study of hepatic disease as determined by the serum colloidal gold reaction in 247 patients with diabetes mellitus.
Although hepatic enlargement has been noted in patients with diabetes mellitus by White,1 Hanssen,2 Joslin,3 Warren,4 and Marble,5 there are few conclusive reports in the literature of liver function studies in this
GRAY SJ, HOOK W, BATTY JL. LIVER FUNCTION STUDIES IN DIABETES MELLITUS(LIVER FUNCTION STUDIES IN DIABETES MELLITUS*). Ann Intern Med. 1946;24:72–79. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-24-1-72
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;24(1):72-79.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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