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Besides measurement of blood glucose or carbohydrate tolerance, certain other procedures are widely used or proposed for the detection of diabetes mellitus. The appearance of glucose in the urine has long been used both for detection and as a parameter of treatment. As a clue to diagnosis, urine glucose depends on hyperglycemia that exceeds the […]

The Kidney in Disease

Primary glomerular renal disease for a long time was subdivided into glomerulonephritis (acute, subacute, chronic) and the nephrotic syndrome, based on clinical and light microscopic findings. With the advent of renal biopsy, electron microscopy, and immunoglobulin fluorescent staining of tissue sections, the clinical categories are being reclassified on the basis of ultrastructure and immunologic characteristics […]