Abnormal Glucose Counterregulation in Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

Mayer B. Davidson, John E. Gerich, Philip E. Cryer, Geremia B. Bolli

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To the Editor: I wish to raise two points concerning the article in which Bolli and associates discuss the abnormal glucose counterregulation in patients with Type I diabetes (June 28 issue).1 First, the clinical and more important one: I would hope that Journal readers would not abandon their attempts to achieve tight diabetic control but would simply approach it more cautiously in most patients with Type I disease. The evidence is substantial that if only strict control could be achieved, diabetic retinopathy, nephropathy, and neuropathy would be delayed and perhaps lessened.2 In recent years there have been concerted efforts by.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number15
StatePublished - Oct 11 1984


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