Joslin Diabetes Manual. Eleventh Edition. Edited by Krall Leo P., pages. Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia 1978. Price, $8.50.

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Abstract

Written by physicians of the Joslin Clinic Division of the Joslin Diabetes Foundation, Inc., this paperbound manual is written for diabetics and for the health professionals who treat them. Featured in the eleventh edition are a section especially for the young diabetic and family and a section on how to live with diabetes, which includes information on travel such as time changes, foreign brands of insulin, oral tablets, and urine testing while traveling. Ten appendixes include useful addresses; height and weight tables; dietetic foods; “sick day” rules; and information on adjusting insulin doses, dining out, and urine testing materials. Subject index.

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