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March 1934

Tratado de la diabetes.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1934;53(3):479-480. doi:10.1001/archinte.1934.00160090156015

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Abstract

What Joslin's treatise is to English-speaking physicians Escudero's is to the Spanish, that is, a standard authoritative guide for the treatment of diabetes. The second edition is practically a new work; according to the author, there is not a page that has not been revised or modified. This revision, he points out somewhat platitudinously, was necessitated by the fact that the majority of concepts have been modified, clarified or proved, that medicine is a science in constant evolution, and that what appeared obvious yesterday is erroneous today, the impossible of other days becoming axiomatic. The creation of the Municipal Institute of Diseases of Nutrition has made it possible for the author and his co-workers to study thousands of new cases of diabetes within the past five years. This opportunity has been tremendously important, because "the study of diabetes is the small and brilliant spot in the firmament of diseases of

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