Medicine: Trout for Diabet.es

In the treatment of diabetes the speed with which insulin eliminates sugar from the victim's overburdened blood has been a great troublemaker. Unless the diabetic takes small doses of insulin three or four times a day, he risks insulin shock which renders him helpless and terrified.

Last summer Director H. C. Hagedorn of Copenhagen's Steno Memorial Hospital announced that he and his staff had invented a governor to regulate insulin's speed. Drs. Howard Frank Root and Priscilla White of Boston's George F. Baker Clinic went to Copenhagen to learn what Dr. Hagedorn's governor...

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