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Type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus: the thrifty phenotype hypothesis

  • C. N. Hales
  • D. J. P. Barker


Public Health Diabetes Mellitus Internal Medicine Human Physiology Metabolic Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. N. Hales
    • 1
  • D. J. P. Barker
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Clinical BiochemistryAddenbrooke's HospitalCambridgeUK
  2. 2.MRC Environmental Epidemiology UnitUniversity of Southampton, Southampton General HospitalUK

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