January 1955

Newer Concepts of the Causes and Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus.

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Proceedings of Symposium on Diabetes Sponsored by New York Diabetes Association and held at Memorial Hospital and New York Academy of Sciences, New York City, October 8, 1953. Price, $2.50. Pp. 181. National Vitamin Foundation, 15 E. 58th St., New York 22, 1954.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1955;89(1):123. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1955.02050110139019

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This book, containing a symposium on diabetics, sponsored by the New York Diabetic Association, contains several articles of interest to the pediatrician, especially the following: "The Action of Insulin," by W. C. Stadie; "The Hyperglycemic Glycogenolytic Factor of Pancreas," by Gerald A. Wrenshall; "Indications for the Use of Various Insulins," by Franklin B. Peck; "The Management of Diabetes During Pregnancy," by David Hurwitz; "The Effects of Life Situations and Emotions Upon the Management of Diabetes," by Lawrence E. Hinkle Jr.; "The Nutritional Management of Diabetes," by Herbert Pollack. The book is printed in large type, so that it is very readable.

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