MARGARET J. ALBRINK, M.D.; PAUL H. LAVIETES, M.D.; EVELYN B. MAN, PH.D.
The fortieth anniversary of the discovery of insulin has occasioned a summation of progress and a re-evaluation of the present state of knowledge of diabetes (1). The virtual elimination of diabetic acidosis as the major fatal complication of diabetes has been the most dramatic effect of insulin, but over the past 2 decades the realization has grown that insulin has not eliminated the vascular complications, but rather that these complications have replaced acidosis as the most frequent cause of death of diabetics.
The present paper represents a survey of serum lipids of the New Haven, Connecticut, diabetic population seen in
ALBRINK MJ, LAVIETES PH, MAN EB. Vascular Disease and Serum Lipids in Diabetes Mellitus: Observations over Thirty Years (1931-1961). Ann Intern Med. ;58:305–323. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-58-2-305
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;58(2):305-323.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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