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


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Based upon the Banting Lecture given by C.N. Hales at the 27th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Dublin on 11 September 1991.

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Hales, C.N., Barker, D.J.P. Type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus: the thrifty phenotype hypothesis. Diabetologia 35, 595–601 (1992).

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