This new manual is simply and intelligently written and gives an excellent presentation of the general principles underlying the disease, diabetes, and its management from the layman's point of view, although a great deal of interesting medical statistics is included. There are numerous charts presented in attractive fashion. Of special interest are the color illustrations of the various ordinary foods, giving their composition in graphic manner. The usual diabetic recipes follow in the rear of the book as an appendix. This manual will take its place with the best of its kind in American literature. It is pleasant to notice that the author refers to the manuals already in existence as reading matter recommended for patients.