Every book on diabetes adds new information for those who suffer from it and here there are several very thorough and enlightening chapters on the disease in children and adolescents. They point up the greater difficulties in these age groups and how they can be dealt with, and the different problems between the sexes in adolescence. The prevalence of diabetes among prolific mothers and those who hear large children is another new area of discussion that would seem to be of importance. On the treatment, history, lack of a cure and subject of diet, the book ranks with others on the subject. However it does dismiss the automatic injector as an unnecessary gadget and, although doctors may consider injection as routine, to the average diabetic any help in handling the injection of the needle is to be desired. There is much repetition but for the person approaching diabetes for the first time this should be a good thing, while for those who have studied it, it is not necessary. Dr. Dolger is Chief, diabetes Clinic, Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York City, and accomplishes his aim to help the patient to understand his sickness on a medical as well as a personal level.