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Since the discovery of insulin, the clinical picture of diabetes has been changing. Whereas before, malnutrition, infection, acidosis, and coma were the chief dangers, vascular disease is now playing a greater part. Joslin has reported that since the introduction of insulin the deaths from vascular disease in diabetics have increased from 28 to 47 per cent. In the present study the records of 100 diabetics were analyzed with special reference to the cardiovascular pathology. The coronary arteries were considered as diseased only when there was marked sclerosis with definite narrowing and partial obliteration of the lumen of one or more
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Coronary Disease in 100 Autopsied Diabetics.. Ann Intern Med. 1932;5:1555. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-12-1555_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(12):1555.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease.
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