Clinical Remission in Diabetes Mellitus: Studies of Insulin Secretion

  1. Saul M Genuth, M.D.
  1. Shirley and Maurice Saltzman Institute for Clinical Investigation, The Mt. Sinai Hospital of Cleveland Cleveland, Ohio


Two cases of remittent diabetes following ketoacidosis are described. The return of plasma insulin rises after glucose, tolbutamide, and glucagon was shown, documenting the temporary recovery of beta cell function during remission.

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