Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus: The gathering storm

O'Rahilly, Stephen
March 1997
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/29/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7085, p955
Academic Journal
Explores the causes of the massive increase in the global prevalence of non-insulin dependent diabetes and the therapeutic tools to fight against the consequences of the epidemic. Widespread Westernization of dietary habits and patterns of physical activity; Identification of specific subtypes; Genes contributing to multifactorial non-insulin dependent diabetes; Role of obesity.


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