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A Diabetic Manual for the Mutual Use of Doctor and Patient

JAMA. 1938;110(9):679. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790090061026.
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The fact that this manual has reached the sixth edition speaks for its popularity. There have been some additions made mainly because of the work done with protamine zinc insulin therapy in recent years. Thus the material is brought down to date to help the patient to understand the problem of diabetes and also the busy physician, who can gather enough information from its pages to treat diabetes successfully. The book covers the subject well and adequately for all practical purposes. On page 207 there appears the statement "If the blood sugar percentage reaches 0.14 fasting or 0.170 venous blood after a meal, diabetes can be assumed to be present." This is an inaccuracy which has been apparently overlooked by the author and carried over from previous editions. The light and interesting tone of the book makes it a valuable asset in the hands of a diabetic patient, who will


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