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May 29, 1897

Food for Diabetics.

JAMA. 1897;XXVIII(22):1041-1042. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440220037013

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New York, May 18, 1897.

To the Editor:  —The articles of Dr. Edward L. Munson in the current numbers deserve attention. It would be better for the profession if the serious chronic diseases were more fully noted and published. I can not fully agree with the Doctor in his deductions, and must put the evidence that has been presented to me against his, and with the evidence which is to come, we will all finally get at the truth.In an experience more or less closely connected with seven cases of diabetes, I have seen a mortality of about 50 per cent. The treatment has been the use of the best of beef, broiled in the form of steaks, or with the white fibrous connective tissues removed (which glue connective tissues ferment), and the lean muscle pulp broiled over a good live bed of coals, so that the resultant cake

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