Diabetic Children

Last week in Manhattan the Presbyterian Hospital staff announced some preliminary findings instructive to parents who think all diabetic children waste away. The report, based on observations of 34 young diabetics, showed that all except four were overweight or overgrown during the early stages of the disease. Proper insulin treatment and intelligent dieting throughout life are essential for them. Without insulin at least, affected children under ten rarely live more than two years. Persons between 10 and 20 years endure two to four years; between...

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