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December 7, 1946

Diabetes: A Concise Presentation

JAMA. 1946;132(14):891. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870490069026

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This book represents the accumulated interest of its author, whose experience has been large and intensive. It contains much that is sensible and good, and even when the reader will feel that he cannot subscribe to the author's dicta he will still be indebted to him for having challenged his point of view. The volume is not an all inclusive discussion of the subject of diabetes. It is intensive in some phases and passes lightly over other phases of the subject. That to a certain extent is inevitable in any monograph. It would be more apt to appeal to the seasoned practitioner than to a student of medicine, and yet the practitioner who is not experienced in the handling of diabetic patients also needs systematized guidance and approach. When all is said and done, in dealing with the description of a disease it is best accomplished by considering its etiology,

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