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This little book is a valuable summary of the thinking of one of the great original investigators of diabetes and carbohydrate metabolism. Following a historical and clinical introduction of the endocrinology of diabetes, Dr. Staub discusses the controversial question of the "free diet" versus strict control and presents a fairly weak case for strict control. In a review of the history of the use of fructose in diabetes our attention is called to the fact that the first to report the difference in handling of the fructose and glucose was Minkowski. The conclusion of a learned review and analysis is
Kohlenhydratstoffwechsel, Insulin und Diabetes.. Ann Intern Med. ;48:1435. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-6-1435_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(6):1435.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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