A. F. FOWLER, M.D., C.M.
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In 1931, within a few days, two children were admitted to the children's ward of The Montreal General Hospital with glycosuria. One was a girl, the other a boy. Their ages were four and one-half and five years respectively. In each case the urine, in addition to sugar, contained acetone. The girl had renal glycosuria and the boy was suffering from acute diabetes with severe acidosis (precoma). To have assumed that the girl was a diabetic suffering from acidosis because of the glycosuria and acetonuria, and to have given her insulin without certain precautions, would, to say the least, have
FOWLER AF. RENAL GLYCOSURIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;7:518–529. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-4-518
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;7(4):518-529.
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