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June 16, 1956

The Diabetic Life: Its Control by Diet and Insulin. A Concise Practical Manual for Practitioners and Patients

JAMA. 1956;161(7):665. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970070097033

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Although this manual, written by England's foremost and most experienced specialist in the field, contains the information required by all diabetics set forth in a conscientious and thorough fashion for laymen, most physicians could read it with profit. Its educational level is moderately advanced scientifically. The book is beautifully printed and bound, but sparsely illustrated. Its appendix is devoted largely to testing methods and its last few chapters, as usual, to dietary detail.

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