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To the Editor:
—In The Journal, Sept. 20, 1924, was published the work of Dr. Warren Coleman in which he proposes the use of raw white of egg and olive oil or butter fat given separately, as a quite new diet for peptic ulcer.This diet was proposed by me in an article published in Russian in 1910 (Dietetic Treatment of Ulcer of the Stomach, Russk. Vrach, 1910, No. 51, p. 1979), and in German in 1911 (Ueber die diätetische Behandlung von Ulcus ventriculi, St. Petersburg med. Wchnschr.36:13, 1911). I also published an article about this method in 1916 (Russk. Vrach, 1916, No.23), as well as a separate volume in 1918 (Treatment of Ulcer of the Stomach, St. Petersburg, 1918) and an article in 1923 (Vrach. Gaz., 1923, Nos. 17-18, p. 386). The diet has since been successfully used in the clinic that I direct and in several
Jarotzky A. "A NEW DIET FOR PEPTIC ULCER". JAMA. 1925;84(9):696-697. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02660350060033