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July 18, 1931


JAMA. 1931;97(3):171-172. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730030021008

Despite the frequency of reports of severe cases of diabetes mellitus, diabetic lipemia retinalis has been reported only thirty-six times. In February, 1927, I1 reported the thirty-fifth case; in June, 1927, Ferber and Apperman2 reported the thirty-sixth case. The following is the thirty-seventh case to be reported. It is of interest because of the completeness of the analyses made of the blood fat and blood cholesterol. For these I am indebted to Dr. W. R. Bloor of the University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, N. Y. The work was done by one of his students, H. D. McEwen, M.A., Robinson Fellow in Biochemistry.

REPORT OF CASE  A. G., a youth, aged 17, from Dubuc, Sask., was admitted to the Regina Grey Nuns' Hospital the evening of Feb. 15, 1928. He was referred to me by Dr. J. V. Connell at noon, February 16. He gave a history