The results of an investigation made in the summer of 1941 on the vitamin status of the diabetic children at the summer camp of the New York Diabetes Association have been reported. In 1942 the observations were repeated because it was felt that the first effort was fragmentary and that a more satisfactory and complete survey could be accomplished with an increase in laboratory personnel and equipment and with improved methods. In the present paper the results obtained in the second study are reported.
One hundred and fourteen juvenile diabetic subjects from 6 to 18 years of age, except for 2 aged 20 and 26 respectively, were studied. They were about equally divided as to sex. The children came in four successive groups during July and August 1942, each group spending two weeks at the camp. They were largely patients of the diabetes clinics in Greater New York,