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More than half of the 24 chapters in this monograph are written or coauthored by the editor, which provides continuity in 220 pages of the text. Dr. Sussman's contributions deal largely with practical, clinical matters in 14 chapters. These may be summarized by topical headings: definition; management (chapters on diet, education, insulin therapy and its complications, ketoacidosis and its variants, illness and stress, pregnancy, infections, and brittle diabetes); coronary artery and cerebrovascular disease; peripheral vascular disease; control and vascular complications; gastrointestinal disorders; and prognosis. The approach is elementary but thorough. This half of the book features appropriate comparisons to maturity-onset
Juvenile-Type Diabetes and Its Complications. Theoretical and Practical Considerations.. Ann Intern Med. ;76:346. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-2-346_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(2):346.
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