The pediatrician will find a precise presentation of much valuable information on the physiologic, biochemical and clinical aspects of carbohydrate metabolism. Enzymatic synthesis and degradation of glycogen and the influence of hormones on carbohydrate metabolism and electrolyte balance are discussed by Drs. Carl F. Cori, Earl W. Sutherland, C. R. Park, A. Baird Hastings and Evan Calkins. The clinical application of these physiologic and biochemical aspects to glycogen storage disease, hypoglycemia and diabetic acidosis are discussed by Drs. Dorothy H. Andersen, Irvine McQuarrie and Allan M. Butler.
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