HELMUTH ULRICH, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The weighing of food is regarded as a great hardship by nearly all sufferers from diabetes mellitus, and I have become convinced that it is a burden they should not be required to bear. Hairsplitting figures concerning carbohydrate, protein and fat may make a fine appearance in a published article, but it is unlikely that they ever represent the actual conditions that obtain in the patient's kitchen. I am sure that the weighing of food is practiced much less than it is preached.
Weighed diets are prescribed because they are supposed to make possible an accurate computation of the nutritive
ULRICH H. The Fallacy of the Weighed Diet in the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus*†. Ann Intern Med. 1932;5:1487–1491. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-5-12-1487
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(12):1487-1491.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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