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Article
May 1919

CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF BLOOD SUGAR IN NEPHRITIS AND OTHER DISEASES

Author Affiliations

WITH THE COLLABORATION OF Eleanor M. Humphreys, B.S. ROCHESTER, N. Y.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1919;23(5):537-545. doi:10.1001/archinte.1919.00090220002001
Abstract

First Paper 

INTRODUCTION  Chemical examination of the blood is becoming more and more important in the clinical study of disease. Particularly is this true in those diseases in which the primary disturbance is one of perverted metabolism, of which diabetes mellitus and nephritis are the most common examples. The study of the sugar content of the blood in this field has attracted the attention of many workers, and there have appeared in the literature numerous contributions dealing with the significance of blood sugar and the various problems which it presents.The studies thus far reported as to the clinical significance of blood sugar have been too few in number and too limited in character for the subject to be dismissed as one clearly elucidated. Moreover, certain methods of investigation have recently been proposed which appear to be worthy of statistical confirmation. For these reasons we propose in this study to

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