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Five authors have contributed to Dr. Bortz's Manual for Diabetics. There is an interesting foreword by Dr. George Morris Piersol. There is already a considerable number of manuals for diabetics available, but the present one presents many good features. It is very readable and many of the sections are outstanding; for example those upon the "Administration of Insulin" and the "Care of the Feet." The chapter given up to the associated condition, obesity, is interesting and instructive.
It appears as if the use and dangers of protamine-zinc-insulin were not given adequate discussion. It is questionable whether it is justifiable to
A Diabetic Manual.. Ann Intern Med. 1938;11:2051–2052. doi: 10.1059/0003-4819-11-11-2051_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;11(11):2051-2052.
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