HERMAN O. MOSENTHAL, M.D., F.A.C.P.; EILEEN BARRY, B.S.
The old dictum that every diabetic has a high prolonged glucose tolerance curve, but that every high prolonged curve is not indicative of diabetes, still holds true. The lack of specificity of the crucial test often puts an unwarranted mental, physical, and financial burden upon the individual suspected of diabetes. It has been the purpose of our studies to approach the true conditions a little more closely and to make the procedure more definite. Preliminary publications of these observations have been made.1 They were largely on diabetic patients, while the present effort concerns itself solely with normal individuals. Fifty tests
MOSENTHAL HO, BARRY E. CRITERIA FOR AND INTERPRETATION OF NORMAL GLUCOSE TOLERANCE TESTS(CRITERIA FOR AND INTERPRETATION OF NORMAL GLUCOSE TOLERANCE TESTS*). Ann Intern Med. 1950;33:1175–1194. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-5-1175
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