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The treatment of diabetes by duodenal preparations
Transactions of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland
The Pancreas and Diabetes.--In 1890 Minkowski and von Mering showed that in an animal complete removal of the pancreas produced the typical symptoms of diabetes. Subsequent observations proved that if one-fffth, or in some cases even one-tenth, of the gland be left untouched the animal does not become diabetic. I• was naturally suggested that the development of diabetes should be attributed to the grave injury inflicted on important nervous structures by the removal of ah organ occupying thedoi:10.1007/bf03173056 fatcat:pa776ru6lzavffd6tj3jasvsqi