Preface: A New Disease?

  • Joel Rodriguez-Saldana


At the Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association in 1992, Professor Gian Franco Bottazzo delivered the Banting Lecture, in which he announced that diabetes was “a new disease,” based on criteria originally described by Mirko D. Grmek in his classical book about the history of AIDS:


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  • Joel Rodriguez-Saldana
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  1. 1.Multidisciplinary Centre of DiabetesMexico CityMexico

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