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Ttm project: pellagra

Baced on pellagra
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Cheyenne Preston

on 22 September 2012

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PELLAGRA what is pellagra? pellagra is a deficiency disease caused by a lack of nicotinic acid(vitamin B3) who was Joseph Goldburger? Joseph was a surgeon in the U.S. Public Heath Service. He was one of many surgeons studying Pellagra. Joseph Goldberger figured out the cause to pellagra. Southern surgeons didn't listen to him because he was a Northern Jew. 20 years after Joseph's death, Southerners finally discovered that Joseph was right. what are filth parties? in the filth parties that Joseph hosted he got samples of pellagra skin and mixed it with flour to make tablets and death... what are the four D's? filth parties are what Joseph, his wife, and 6 others had gone to to test their tablets from Pellagra victims he took faeces samples and mixed that with flour to make tablets
he took urine samples and mixed the urine with flour
he took saliva and mixed it with flour. from Time magazine "Over 1,000,000 families in the rural South eat nothing but salt pork, corn meal and molasses. Their members are frequent victims of that painful deficiency disease, pellagra, with its attendant diarrhea, dementia, dermatitis."( the 4 D's

"Physicians have known for nearly 25 years that small amounts of green vegetables and milk will forestall the disease." from http://www.localhealth.com "Pellagra is a disease that affects your digestive system, skin, and nerves, resulting in dermatitis, diarrhea, and mental disorders."

symptoms: " Abdominal cramping,Confused or delusional thinking,Depression,Diarrhea, Difficulty with memory, thinking, talking, comprehension, writing or reading,Headache,Loss of appetite,Malaise or lethargy, Mucus membrane inflammation,Nausea with or without vomiting,Skin lesions that are scaly and sore,Weakness"

"Treatment will include returning niacin and tryptophan (if needed) to normal levels" bibliography "Pellagra: Treatments." Pellagra. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Sept. 2012. <http://www.localhealth.com/article/pellagra/treatments>. "Pellagra." - Symptoms, Causes, Treatments. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Sept. 2012. <http://www.localhealth.com/article/pellagra>.

"Pellagra: Symptoms." Pellagra. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Sept. 2012. <http://www.localhealth.com/article/pellagra/symptoms>.

"Medicine: Pellagra Cure." Http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,788409,00.html. N.p., n.d. Web.

Kraut, Alan M. "Another Poor Jew." Goldberger's War. N.p.: n.p., n.d. 13. Print. My thoughts on treatments you can eat more greens (eat things with vitamin b3)
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