April 3, 1886


JAMA. 1886;VI(14):386-389. doi:10.1001/jama.1886.04250040022009

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Dr. Flint—-The Discussion on Glycosuria—Jambol and Matzoon in Diabetes—-Cremation not a Necessary Sanitary Measure—-The Meeting of the Fifth District Branch—Dr. Charles H. Phelps—Dr. Ezekiel Wade—Curious Hallucination.

At the meeting of the Academy of Medicine held March 18, when the death of ex President Austin Flint was announced, the President, Dr. A. Jacobi, stated that he would claim for himself the privilege of pronouncing before the Academy the eulogy on his illustrious predecessor in the office. Dr. Stephen Smith was appointed to prepare a memoir of the late Dr. Alfred C. Post.

The subject of the evening's discussion, which was introduced by the Section on Theory and Practice of Medicine, was Glycosuria. The first question propounded was, The Significance of Small Quantities of Sugar in the Urine, and it cannot be said that a great deal of light was thrown upon the subject by the speakers participating in the debate; although considerable

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