HENRY J. JOHN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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A year ago I analyzed the fasting blood sugar estimations in one thousand non-diabetic patients taken at random as they had presented themselves at the Clinic for various examinations. Previous to that time I had had the impression that with each advancing decade of life the fasting blood sugar rose within reasonable limits, so that, for example, in the sixth decade as much as 150 mg. of sugar per 100 c.c. of blood might be considered as a normal figure. My study of this series of 1000 cases disillusioned me in this respect, though in each decade there was a
JOHN HJ. A Study of 22,808 Blood Sugar Estimations—Fasting and Postprandial—in Non-Diabetic Individuals. Ann Intern Med. 1928;1:470–481. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-1-7-470
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;1(7):470-481.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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