Allen's law


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Allen's law

 [al´enz]
the more carbohydrates a diabetic takes, the less he or she utilizes.
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The law, dubbed "Little Allen's Law," was prompted by the death of 8-year-old boy on Chisago Lake after he was struck by a drunken man who operated a snowmobile despite license revocation from after a prior DWI offense.
First, he did benefit in indirect ways from his association with the company: Allen's law firm did work for Xybernaut while he was on the board, and its officers contributed to his campaigns.
Allen's Law, discovered by the famous Yale historian Frederick Lewis Allen, states that "everything is more complicated than it looks to most people." This is often true in obstetrics as is Agnes Allen's Law, which was first proposed by professor Allen's wife: "Almost anything is easier to get into than out of."