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This pictorial handbook of practical day-to-day measures of diabetic care has been designed for the patient. There are brief discussions on the nature of diabetes mellitus, the various types of insulin and their uses, the early symptoms and signs of insulin reaction and diabetic acidosis and their proper treatment, and general measures of personal hygiene. This new edition also contains a chapter on the oral hypoglycemic agents and views them in proper perspective with regard to their place in therapy.
A large section is devoted to dietary treatment. The essentials of the normal and the diabetic diet are clearly outlined.
Diabetic Care in Pictures: Simplified Statements with Illustrations Prepared for the Use of the Patient.. Ann Intern Med. 1961;54:360. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-2-360
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(2):360.
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