BURTON M. COHEN, M.D.
Investigators engaged in long-term studies of chronic and degenerative illnesses have documented the practicability of control of a wide variety of such disorders.1 In common with individuals suffering from certain other of these ailments, the patient with diabetes mellitus has realized the dividends accruing from early detection and inauguration of treatment. Prolonged and aggressive control following discovery of diabetes in its earliest stages has resulted in a material reduction in the incidence of complicating effects in retinal, renal and peripheral vascular areas.2-6 Intensive case-finding programs, "diabetes fairs" and community surveys by the medical profession in coöperation with federal, state and
COHEN BM. DIABETES MELLITUS AMONG INDIANS OF THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST: ITS PREVALENCE AND CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS IN A HOSPITALIZED POPULATION1. Ann Intern Med. 1954;40:588–599. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-40-3-588
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;40(3):588-599.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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