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July 10, 1948

Public Health Measures in the Control of Diabetes: A Study of Practical Approaches Through Health Education

JAMA. 1948;137(11):999. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890450079031

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This is a paper-bound monograph submitted by the author in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of master of education. It is an extensively documented presentation containing a study of diabetes from the statistical and etiologic points of view. The purpose and procedure of the study of diabetes are outlined in connection with a review of the related literature. Procedure in the study was first to review available literature and second to study the history and functions of the Cincinnati Council on Diabetes. The history and nature of diabetes are studied, including the various eras of diabetes and the history of the disease since the advance of insulin. There are recommendations and suggestions for further study. Among proposals which look toward the better control of diabetes are better definition and history of the disease and

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