Saccharine, Benzoyl Sulphonic-Imide, Dr. Fahlberg's New Sweetening Agent Made from Coal-Tar; A Compilation of the Results Obtained Since Its Introduction, by the Scientific Researches of Learned Men and Through the Practical Experience

Saccharine, Benzoyl Sulphonic-Imide, Dr. Fahlberg's New Sweetening Agent Made from Coal-Tar; A Compilation of the Results Obtained Since Its Introduction, by the Scientific Researches of Learned Men and Through the Practical Experience

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...I think, z'.cents. that the dietetic treatment must form the basis of all other therapeutic measures and that all endeavours prove unsuccessful, if the most careful attention is not paid to diet. Differences of opinion are not likely to arise either in respect to the adherence to the following principle in dietetic regimen: albuminates and fatty substances as much as possible, sugar and carbo-hydrates as little as possible. Whoever recollects from his practice how hard it is for diabetic patients to abstain from sugar in eatables and drinks for some length of time, is sure to attach immense importance to the fact that a substitute for sugar has been discovered in saccharine, which can be used in case of diabetes without the least harm for any length of time. I have in treatment at present three sufferers from this disease whose urine I have controlled for respectively 15, 6 and 3 months and in whom an uninterrupted use of saccharine has not called forth either any inconveniences, much less any morbid appearances, nor yet any increase in the amount of sugar discharged with the urine, nor finally led to the re-appearance of sugar in the urine in the two cases cured meanwhile. The well-known manufacturer of chocolate at Ziirich, Spriingli, has had in my opinion the very happy idea of sweetening cocoa with saccharine and offers this article for sale under the name of saccharine cocoa. It is well known certainly that cocoa contains a considerable quantity of starch--flour, nevertheless in all the cases of diabetes melitus, in which I permitted the use of saccharine cocoa as a morning and evening beverage, the volume of sugar discharged with the urine remained unchanged, and in those in which the urine was freed from sugar the latter did noshow more

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  • English
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  • 9781236894489