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The clinical use of new and hypoglycemic agents appears to have stimulated new and revised editions of these manuals. Similarities include, also, detailed sections on insulin administration, dietotherapy, home laboratory testing, a question and answer section, detailed general and specific health and hygiene advice. It is quite possible that a patient, after reading and understanding these volumes, might have more knowledge of his disease than his medical attendants have. Both volumes, therefore, may be of great aid to the physician, especially the intern and resident. Both books point out that diabetic patients need discipline, integrity, optimism, and self-control (Sindoni, p.
The Diabetic's Handbook.Diabetic Manual.. Ann Intern Med. ;53:626. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-53-3-626_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;53(3):626.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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