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The Diabetic Life. Its Control by Diet and Insulin. A Concise Practical Manual for Practitioners and Patients.

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By LAWRENCE R. D.. , M.A., M.D., M.R.C.P., (London); Chemical Pathologist and Lecturer in Chemical Pathology, King's College Hospital. Third edition. 185 pages, 11 illustrations. P. Blakiston's Son and Company; , Philadelphia: , 1927.. Price in cloth, $2.50.

Ann Intern Med. 1927;1(5):361. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-1-5-361_1
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A third edition of this work has been called for within a year of the appearance of the second. During this time there have been no revolutionary ideas promulgated concerning insulin or the treatment of diabetes. New practical details have, however, been incorporated in this edition as the result of increased experience, and a full explanation of the mode of insulin action and the ketone ratio have been added. The object of the book is to bring the modern treatment of diabetes by diet and insulin within the scope of the general practitioner and the understanding of the patient, whose intelligent


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