March 1920

Total Dietary Regulation in the Treatment of Diabetes.

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By Frederick M. Allen, M.D., Edgar Stillman, M.D., and Reginald Fitz, M.D. Monographs of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, No. 11, Oct. 15, 1919. The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1920;25(3):333-334. doi:10.1001/archinte.1920.00090320104009

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The monograph opens with a history of diabetes written from the standpoint of treatment which, with bibliography, fills seventy-eight pages. It is stated in the preface that it was written as the opening chapter of a treatise in three parts, and that it was to have been followed by chapters which do not appear in the present volume. The latter, according to the original plan, would have been published in a separate section. The history is followed by a detailed exposition of the management of diabetic patients as carried out in the Rockefeller Institute. Following this there are 284 closely printed pages and numerous charts devoted to the clinical records in full of seventy-five cases of diabetes treated at the same institution. The remainder of the volume contains chapters on phases of the problem which Allen and his co-workers have made the subject of special investigation, thus: a chapter on

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