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This book reflects the conventional viewpoint concerning metabolic disorders as understood and written about a decade or two ago. The subjects treated include gout, obesity, diabetes, and disorders of the intermediary metabolism, which embrace uraturia, oxaluria, phosphaturia, cystinuria, alkaptonuria, hemochromatosis and pentosuria. Aside from diabetes there is no mention of other endocrine diseases or any hint that these also are important disorders of metabolism. There is nothing about disturbances of calcium metabolism, or of thyroid dysfunction, although basal metabolism is mentioned. If obesity is discussed, it would seem necessary to treat of undernutrition also. The chapter on disturbances of the
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Diagnosis and Treatment of Disorders of Metabolism.. Ann Intern Med. 1936;9:1159. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-8-1159_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;9(8):1159.
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