FREDERICK M. ALLEN, M. D.
Diabetes is a subject of perennial interest. The topic selected for me is in the nature of a review, which is timely, because at present we have reached a point where some old questions are apparently decided and new ones are just beginning to be opened up by research.
The first part of diabetic treatment is necessarily diet. This is the most important and fundamental part, and the only one which must be employed in every case. The components of the diet requiring consideration are protein, carbohydrate, fat, and finally total calories and body weight.
Protein has been the
ALLEN FM. Present Results and Outlook of Diabetic Treatment1. Ann Intern Med. ;2:203–214. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-2-203
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;2(2):203-214.
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