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September 1942

ORGANIC PHOSPHATES OF THE BLOOD AND MINERAL METABOLISM IN DIABETIC ACIDOSIS: PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS

Author Affiliations

CINCINNATI
From the Children's Hospital Research Foundation and the Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati.

Am J Dis Child. 1942;64(3):401-412. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1942.02010090003001
Abstract

In this critical period we should all like to be doing work which promises to help our country and our allies to victory. Hence it may sometimes seem futile now to be continuing some of the investigations which have seemed important during peace times. Such research quite rightly is apt to be looked on with disfavor if it is carried on in the spirit of "business as usual," with disregard for the war emergencies. But until suitable opportunities are found for work more closely identified with the war effort, there is as great a necessity as ever for the solution of all problems which concern the health of children. This evening's session will be devoted to the discussion of problems of nutrition, which assume increased importance due to the exigencies of war.1 The program this afternoon and tomorrow2 is devoted to subjects of perennial interest, whether in times

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