This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.
Time and again The Journal has called attention to the dangers which beset both physician and patient in the prescribing or purchasing of flours or foods for diabetics. For years the hapless sufferer from diabetes has been cruelly exploited and physicians have been wichedly deceived by the manufacturers of foods that are sold under the claim—inferential or direct—that they have a low carbohydrate-content. The need of some adequate protection being given the public and the profession has been very practically recognized by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. This institution first examined a number of diabetic foods in 1906 when its analytical laboratory was under the direction of Dr. A. L. Winton. Since that time the laboratory has further extended the work under its present efficient director, Mr. John Phillips Street. In this issue we publish a preliminary report of the latest investigation by Mr. Street and Prof. L.
Current Comment. JAMA. 1913;60(26):2052–2053. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04340260026016
Coronavirus Resource Center
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.
Create a personal account or sign in to: