ANTHONY BASSLER, M.D., F.A.C.P., LL.D.; A. GERARD PETERS, M.D.
Dyspeptic symptoms occur at times in diabetic patients and are related to the lack of control of the diabetes. We have seen a number of patients complaining of indigestion who, on examination, have shown only glycosuria and hyperglycemia to be present. Some of these patients were known diabetics, who at the time of examination were poorly controlled, others had never been diagnosed as having diabetes mellitus. The symptom encountered most commonly in these patients was a true pain in the epigastric region or across the upper abdomen. It varies in severity, sometimes being only a pronounced distress, but it is
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BASSLER A, PETERS AG. DIABETIC INDIGESTION(DIABETIC INDIGESTION*). Ann Intern Med. 1949;30:740–744. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-4-740
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(4):740-744.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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