ROBERT E. BOLINGER, M.D., F.A.C.P.; HAROLD J. GRADY, Ph.D.
Clinical classifications of diabetes generally divide the disease into two or three categories. The difference between the adult and the juvenile types of diabetes has long been recognized, and is based not only on age of onset but also on other clinical features. The important characteristics of the juvenile group are weight loss and ketosis occurring in the absence of adequate insulin therapy, and a dependence on exogenous insulin. Diabetic patients who have experienced the onset of the disease during adulthood tend to fall into two rather distinct groups, one characterized by a dependence on exogenous insulin, required to maintain
BOLINGER RE, GRADY HJ. THE PLASMA INSULIN-I131 IN DIABETIC PATIENTS1. Ann Intern Med. ;48:753–764. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-4-753
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(4):753-764.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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