L. H. NEWBURGH
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As long ago as 1914, F. M. Allen had demonstrated that the principle of undernutrition was vastly more successful in the reduction of diabetic hyperglycemia and glycosuria than the older methods in use at that time. Joslin enthusiastically adopted this principle and made it the central feature in the routine treatment of his diabetic patients. Both men emphasized the value of a sharp reduction of calories, but paid little attention to the source of the energy of the diet, with the exception that they permitted only minimal amounts of fat. Joslin felt it necessary to keep the fat as low
NEWBURGH LH. The Dietetic Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus*†: A Restatement of the Fundamental Principles. Ann Intern Med. 1929;2:645–649. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-2-7-645
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(7):645-649.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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