Nomenclature of Non-Disease

Joel Zonszein, Richard M. Burke

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To the Non-Editor: “Non-hypoglycemia Is an Epidemic Condition” and “A Non-editorial on Non-hypoglycemia” (N Engl J Med 291:905–906 and 907–908, 1974) are good reminders to the medical profession about the role of the physician in dealing with the ill. I am sure that the principles articulated in those discussions will be welcomed by the medical community, and I hope the message will be projected to many other diseases. As stated by the authors, this “yes-disease” of “non-hypoglycemia” had previously been suspected in the light of recent publications showing that we do not know what “chemical hypoglycemia” is (or should we. . . No extract is available for articles shorter than 400 words.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)437
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number8
StatePublished - Feb 20 1975
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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