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This familiar diabetic manual, first introduced in 1921, is now its sixth edition. The revision was especially necessary because of the introduction of protamine zinc insulin in the treatment of diabetes. The section dealing with the definition of diabetes should be read by all patients before starting any form of treatment. Sections dealing with the various complications are excellent, particularly the chapter pertaining to the care of the feet. The charts and food tables included in the text are of aid to both patient and physician.
As stated in the preface, "this book is addressed to the patient who is
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A Primer for Diabetic Patients.. Ann Intern Med. 1939;12:1391. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-8-1391_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;12(8):1391.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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