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Spontaneous Diabetes in MacacaNigra: Relevance to Human Beings with NIDDM

  • Charles F. HowardJr.
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 246)


Classification of human diabetes mellitus based on a functional or pathological lesion has helped to clarify research issues and indicate research directions. However, there is increasing awareness of heterogeneity within each classification. An ancillary result of awareness of the heterogeneity is a greater focus on subgroups of individuals and attempts to define exact etiologies based on signs, symptoms, and secondary manifestations.


Beta Cell Islet Cell NIDDM Patient Islet Cell Antibody Intravenous Glucose Tolerance Test 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles F. HowardJr.
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  1. 1.Oregon Regional Primate Research CenterBeavertonUSA

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