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September 30, 1911

THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

JAMA. 1911;LVII(14):1136-1139. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260090358022
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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1911 

DIABETES  The diabetes produced in animals by complete or almost complete removal of the pancreas so closely resembles human diabetes in its essential features that it is reasonable to hope that any method which will cure the former will also be of use in the latter; any light which may be obtained on the experimental form will also help to a better understanding of the human disease. We commented some time ago1 on the futile efforts which had been made to control diabetes in animals by the administration of extracts of the pancreas and compared them with the similarly futile efforts to treat human diabetes in this manner.Hédon,2 one of the most experienced and critical experimenters in this

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