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In this small monograph Dr. Jensen has successfully "endeavored to give a comprehensive review of the latest developments in the chemical and physiological investigations of insulin." The fact that over 1300 separate references have been consulted up to 1938 attests to the thoroughness of the author's work. While emphasis is placed on the chemistry and physiological action of insulin, adequate chapters are also given on the history, preparation, standardization and administration of this drug. In addition every physician will be interested in reading the chapter on insulin substitutes. Noteworthy is the warning that blood sugar reducing substances should be subjected
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Insulin: Its Chemistry and Physiology.. Ann Intern Med. 1939;12:2048. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-12-2048
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;12(12):2048.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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