The Genetic Landscape of Diabetes
by Laura Dean, Johanna McEntyre
Publisher: NCBI 2004
"The Genetic Landscape of Diabetes" is a guide to the variations in our DNA that may influence our risk of developing diabetes. It introduces the reader to what diabetes is — from its discovery thousands of years ago to our modern-day understanding of how this disease, characterized by high blood sugar, develops. The book is written for readers with an interest in science, patients with diabetes, physicians, high school students, and research scientists.
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by Frederick Singer - Endotext.com
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by Stephen Nussey, Saffron Whitehead - Informa HealthCare
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- International Diabetes Federation
Today, diabetes and other noncommunicable diseases represent a leading threat to health and human development. The IDF Diabetes Atlas provides evidence-based information and projections on the current and future magnitude of the diabetes epidemic.