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Normal values for endocrine function in a large number of adolescents have long been needed. Drs. Heald and Hung have helped provide these. Some groups of data, however, such as those presented with reference to the problem of diurnal variation of luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone, are too small to warrant conclusions.
The discussion of the adolescent growth spurt is brief but provides a good summary. The review of Cheek's work on endocrine control of cell multiplication and size is of special interest.
The chapter on insulin in juvenile diabetes is intriguing but leaves one rather "hanging in midair." Is
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Adolescent Endocrinology.. Ann Intern Med. 1971;74:303. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-2-303_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(2):303.
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