A Study of Metabolism in Severe Diabetes

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Carnegie institution of Washington, 1912 - Diabetes - 135 pages
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Page 135 - P. SLACK. A Comparative Study of Temperature Fluctuations in Different Parts of the Human Body. Octavo, v+73 pages, 38 figures.
Page 84 - On the other hand, the observation is made that "no regularity" is found "in either the minimum or maximum pulse-rates when individual " Benedict and Joslin, Carnegie Inst. Wash. Pub. No. 176, 1912, p. 85. PULSE-RATE IN DIABETES. 31 diabetics are compared with normal individuals, since some of the diabetic subjects show a minimum pulse-rate considerably lower than the average minimum pulse-rate of the normal subjects; and similarly, the normal individuals in some instances show a pulse-rate considerably...
Page 135 - No. 187. BENEDICT, FRANCIS G., and EDWARD P. CATHCART. Muscular Work: A Metabolic Study with Special Reference to the Efficiency of the Human Body as a Machine. Octavo, vii + 176 pages, 1 plate, 10 figures.
Page 135 - REICHERT, EDWARD T. The differentiation and specificity of starches in relation to genera, species, etc.
Page 112 - If abnormal acids are present in the blood, these displace a proportionate amount of carbondioxide, and as the carbondioxide tension in the alveolar air bears a direct relation to that in the blood, it is evident that the carbondioxide in the alveolar air will vary likewise. A low carbondioxide tension of the alveolar air therefore indicates an acidosis.
Page 85 - ... with the increased metabolism previously noted" and further substantiated by the evidence set forth in this report." "It is not at all impossible that the degree of acidosis and the degree of metabolism may be at least approximately estimated in diabetes by a careful examination of the pulse-rate." "We commend to the attention of the physician the importance of the pulse-rate in diabetes and particularly the value of changes in the pulse-rate in the same patient during the progress of the disease.
Page 35 - During the yearpreceding the onset of the disease the patient developed rapidly both in height and weight. In February 1908, she showed weariness. Early in March, polydipsia, polyuria, and polyphagia were present, and sugar was demonstrated in the urine.
Page 1 - Study of Metabolism in severe Diabetes; by FRANCIS G. BENEDICT and ELLIOTT P. JOSLIN.
Page 3 - At least three of the cases reported herewith have been most carefully studied over a considerable period of time. 1 Benedict and Joslin, Metabolism in Diabetes Mellitus, Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication No. 136, 1910. 3...
Page 90 - A man weighing, for example, 65 kilos, may have an absolute water-content of 40 kilos., so that a relatively small change in the percentage of water in the body may produce a change in body-weight of 1 kilo.

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