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These gave advance warning that the patient was reaching the critical stage and might develop a coma at any time. The classic description of diabetic coma is that of the German physician Adolf Kussmaul (1822–1902) in 1874. One of his patients was a 35-year-old woman who in 1869 ﬁrst noted that her urine left white spots (of glucose) on her underclothes. ) In 1872 Kussmaul’s patient had a raging thirst and became strikingly thin. Then one night: She awakened with great shortness of breath, complained of severe pains in the hypogastrium [upper abdomen] and 24 the pissing e v il feeling very sick.
His ﬁrst ﬁve patients with what became known as Addison’s disease all had changes in the adrenal glands, which had previously been thought to be vestigial structures. Where diabetes was concerned, autopsies were unhelpful. In spite of the excessive urination, the kidneys looked normal, as did all other organs to the naked eye. Because knowledge of its cause was so sketchy, textbook writers had difﬁculty in knowing in which section to put diabetes. In the ﬁrst edition I 31 diabetes: the biogr aphy of his textbook in 1892, Osler included it with gout under ‘constitutional diseases’.
Bran mufﬁns 3–6 (to produce satiety and combat constipation). When the urine was sugar free, carbohydrate tolerance was determined by adding increasing amounts of vegetables until sugar reappeared. Protein was then added and ﬁnally fat, until the caloriﬁc value of the diet was ‘sufﬁcient’. The daily average energy intake was 1,956 calories, of which 8 per cent was carbohydrate, 22 per cent protein, and 70 per cent fat. To put this into context, nutritionists at the time advised that a 3,000-calorie diet for a working man should obtain 66 per cent of calories from carbohydrate, 16 per cent from protein, and 18 per cent from fat.
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