THOMAS A. HAYMOND, M.D.; KEEHN BERRY JR., M.D.
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Hyperlipemia has been shown to occur in association with a number of disease states.1a Movitt et al.2 and Thannhauser1a, b have listed the conditions, and Thannhauser has written an excellent monograph on the lipidoses.1a
One of the disease states with which hyperlipemia is associated is diabetes mellitus.1a, b, 3, 4, 5 Thannhauser states,1a however, that the hyperlipemia of diabetes "is controlled completely by insulin." Carfagno and Steiger,3 in reviewing 63 cases of lipemia retinalis in the literature, to which they added one of their own, state that lipemia retinalis was seen in the diabetic patients only when they were in
HAYMOND TA, BERRY K. PERSISTENT HYPERLIPEMIA AND HEPATOSPLENOMEGALY IN A PATIENT WITH CONTROLLED DIABETES MELLITUS1. Ann Intern Med. ;41:609–616. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-41-3-609
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;41(3):609-616.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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