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This manual is written primarily for patients—"to make the patient as familiar as possible with his disorder."
Part one consists of fifteen short chapters. These chapters discuss diabetes in a style which is clear and concise. The discussion on Food Utilization proves the exception; it is too complex for the average patient to understand. The chapter on treatment with insulin is excellent and should overcome at the outset the fear and distrust with which many laymen regard this life saving medication. Adequate distribution of diet to more evenly match the action of modified insulin is advised.
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Manual for Diabetic Patients.. Ann Intern Med. 1940;13:1758. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-9-1758_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;13(9):1758.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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