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His unique contribution, the author states, rests in the geographic homogeneity of his clinical population, all having been residents of Aarhus, Denmark, a city of 115,100 people. He believes he has collected data from one-fourth to one-fifth of all of the known diabetic patients in this city. Because his series covers the years 1924-1935, he is certain that he includes only those patients who could have been started on insulin had they needed it. Lundbaek studied 165 living patients of this city whose diabetes existed for 15 or more years, 108 of whom used over 40 units of insulin a
Long-term Diabetes: The Clinical Picture in Diabetes Mellitus of 15-25 Years' Duration with a Follow-up of a Regional Series of Cases.. Ann Intern Med. 1955;42:467. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-2-467
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;42(2):467.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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