LOUIS I. KRAMER, M.D.; HERMAN A. LAWSON, M.D.
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The patient with diabetes who attempts to give himself the best care is surrounded by restrictions and must always exercise considerable self-denial. He must be scrupulous in the care of his feet and regard seriously any skin infection no matter how trivial it may seem. He must exercise the greatest care to avoid contracting the ordinary acute infections, such as the common cold, grippe, and gastroenteritis. If he is intelligent his happiness is clouded by the fear of premature arteriosclerosis with all of its sad complications, such as retinitis, coronary disease, gangrene, etc. In the list of dangers which may
KRAMER LI, LAWSON HA. The Incidence of Tuberculosis in Diabetes*†. Ann Intern Med. 1933;6:1426–1433. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-6-11-1426
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(11):1426-1433.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism, Infectious Disease.
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