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March 1922

STUDY OF BLOOD SUGAR CURVES FOLLOWING A STANDARDIZED GLUCOSE MEAL

Author Affiliations

ST. LOUIS

From the Metabolic Unit of the Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1922;29(3):384-399. doi:10.1001/archinte.1922.00110030109007
Abstract

The following study is concerned with the effort to demonstrate the main factors which influence the duration of hyperglycemia after a glucose meal. More than 200 cases have been studied critically. There is extensive literature on the subject of blood sugar curves after various sorts of carbohydrate meals. In some studies standardized meals were given, in others not. Many clinicians have assigned diagnostic importance to an increased hyperglycemia following glucose ingestion.

The interpretation of the value of sugar curves depends on the following factors: (1) The technic of the administration of the glucose meal; (2) the collection of blood samples; (3) the method of doing the blood sugar determination, and (4) the wide application of the test so as to learn the many factors which influence these curves.

We believe it necessary, in order to support our conclusions, to discuss the first three of these points in detail.

Standardized Glucose 

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