In spite of repeated communications1 on the subject the medical profession still does not seem to realize the value of a strictly vegetarian diet in psoriasis; and yet I could refer to many intelligent patients in private practice who have said, "You may quote me as a striking instance of the unquestionable value of this element in treatment."
It occurred to me, therefore, to keep a list of patients in private practice whom I had observed and treated during the past two years, and who have been under a vegetarian diet, and,after studying their records, to present the results obtained; the total number of the cases is 140. Some of the patients have been under observation and more or less treatment for many years; the larger proportion of them were first seen during the past two years; but, as will be mentioned later, the older and the newer eases
BULKLEY LD. REPORT ON 140 RECENT CASES OF PSORIASIS IN PRIVATE PRACTICE UNDER A STRICTLY VEGETARIAN DIET. JAMA. 1911;LVII(9):714–719. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260080278006
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