A treatment regimen based on the emergency program of Woodyatt has proved very satisfactory as a guide for house officers to the management of diabetes during acute complications. This report of the detailed results of treatment with the eight-hour regimen has been prompted by the absence of previous documentation of the efficacy of any of the similar methods in common use. In eighteen of twenty episodes in nineteen cases of uncontrolled diabetes, good control (by specified criteria) was established within an average time of two days. Hypoglycemic episodes were identified during eleven of the 530 treatment cycles.

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