A Diabetic Manual for the Mutual Use of Doctor and Patient

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Lea & Febiger, 1918 - Diabetes - 187 pages
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Page 107 - ... 1 year 2 years 3 years 4 years 5 years 6 years 7 years 8 years 9 years 10 years 11 years 12 years...
Page 175 - ... of crystallized sodium carbonate (or one-half the weight of the anhydrous salt) are added, together with a small quantity of powdered pumice stone or talcum, and the mixture heated to boiling over a free flame until the carbonate has entirely dissolved. The diluted urine is now run in from the burette, rather rapidly, until a chalk-white precipitate forms and the blue color of the mixture begins to lessen perceptibly, after which the solution from the burette must be run in a few drops at a time,...
Page 169 - The mixture is then heated to vigorous boiling, kept at this temperature for one or two minutes, and allowed to cool spontaneously. In the presence of glucose the entire body of the solution will be filled with a precipitate, which may be red, yellow or greenish in tinge.
Page 175 - The urine, 10 cc of which should be diluted with water to 100 cc (unless the sugar content is believed to be low), is poured into a 50 cc burette up to the zero mark. Twenty-five cc of the reagent are measured with a pipette into a porcelain evaporating dish (10 to 15 cm.
Page 97 - ... until the patient ceases to lose weight or receives not over 40 calories per kilogram body weight. "Reappearance of Sugar. — The return of sugar demands fasting for twenty-four hours or until sugar-free.
Page 169 - ... not because larger amounts of normal urine would cause reduction of the reagent, but because more delicate results are obtained by this procedure; (2) vigorous boiling of the solution after addition of the urine, and then allowing the mixture to cool spontaneously, and (3) if sugar be present the solution (either before or after cooling) will be filled from top to bottom with a precipitate, so that the mixture becomes opaque.
Page 176 - In the use of this method chloroform must not be present during the titration. If used as a preservative in the urine it may be removed by boiling a sample for a few minutes, and then diluting to its original volume.
Page 87 - In severe, long-standing, complicated, obese, and elderly cases, as well as in all cases with acidosis, or in any case if desired, without otherwise changing habits or diet, omit fat, after two days decrease protein, and halve the carbohydrates daily until the patient is taking 30 grams or less; then fast.
Page 168 - The mixture is then poured (through a filter if necessary) into a larger beaker or casserole. The copper sulphate (which should be dissolved separately in about 100 cc of water) is then poured slowly into the first solution, with constant stirring. The mixture is then cooled and diluted to one liter.
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