JEROME W. CONN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Of all of the presently recognized metabolic disturbances which arise in man as the result of deranged endocrine function, diabetes mellitus is the most common. As a clinical entity it has been known, studied and treated by physicians for many years. Because of the tremendous impact upon medical science of the isolation of insulin by Banting and Best in 1921, the historical details of the disease itself are known to virtually all whose interests fall into the general realm of biology. Much of our present knowledge in the fields of nutrition, metabolism and modern endocrinology stems from basic facts derived
CONN JW. ENDOCRINE REGULATION OF THE BLOOD SUGAR*. Ann Intern Med. 1953;38:179–187. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-38-2-179
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;38(2):179-187.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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