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The unusual feature of this diabetic manual is the "Unit Method" developed by the authors for calculating the diabetic diet, which seems to be an adaptation of the "Line-ration scheme" introduced by Lawrence and widely employed in Great Britain. It is used in conjunction with a somewhat elaborate "Diet Prescription Chart" which automatically gives the proper diet formula, according to the authors' conception, as well as the number of food 'units' required to prepare it.
The book contains the usual subject matter to be found in diabetic manuals of this type, and in general the material is presented clearly. It
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Simplified Diabetic Management.. Ann Intern Med. 1935;9:97. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-1-97_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;9(1):97.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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