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A History of the Menninger Clinic and Diabetes

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dc.contributor.author Johnson, Tyler
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-12T18:08:29Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-12T18:08:29Z
dc.date.created May 2017 en_US
dc.date.issued 2017-05-12
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3557
dc.description.abstract A study of the Menninger Clinic and diabetes. The Menninger Clinic opened its doors to the public in 1919. The earliest record at the Clinic of a diabetic patient who suffered from diabetes insipidus was in the early 1920s. Menninger tried to prove that cranial damage could have caused diabetes insipidus in this patient. Diabetes mellitus was studied by the Menninger Clinic in the 1930s. The study which proved that mental health disorders are related to proper glucose control. In the 1980s the Menninger Clinic partnered with the American Diabetes Association to bring public awareness regarding diabetes and mental health issues throughout the American Midwest. The Menninger Clinic closed in 2003 to move to Houston Texas where it still operates today. This thesis will give insight into how the Menninger Clinic was the first institution to study diabetes in the realm of mental health. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetes Insipidus, the Menninger Clinic, American Diabetes Association. en_US
dc.title A History of the Menninger Clinic and Diabetes en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.college las en_US
dc.advisor Dr. Gregory Schneider en_US
dc.department social sciences en_US

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