JANET R. KINNEY, M.D.
The relationship of metabolic and psychogenic factors in diabetes is illustrated graphically by the following case history.
A 46 year old white female was seen in the diabetic clinic of St. Luke's Hospital on December 31, 1943, as a problem in diabetic management. She had noted the onset of polyuria, polydipsia and dryness of the mouth in 1941. In two years of clinic management her weight and insulin requirements had steadily risen. She now weighed over 300 pounds, and her insulin dosage was 90 units protamine zinc insulin and 90 units of regular insulin. The blood sugar was
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KINNEY JR. WEIGHT REDUCTION IN AN OBESE DIABETIC(WEIGHT REDUCTION IN AN OBESE DIABETIC*). Ann Intern Med. 1954;40:1024–1026. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-40-5-1024
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;40(5):1024-1026.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism, Obesity.
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