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[Lower incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus with changes in lifestyle: clues from World War II].

Authors
  • Hermanides, J1
  • Belqhazi, L
  • Michels, R P J
  • Hoekstra, J B L
  • 1 Academisch Medisch Centrum/Universiteit van Amsterdam, afd. Interne Geneeskunde, F4-257, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2008
Volume
152
Issue
44
Pages
2415–2417
Identifiers
PMID: 19055142
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The marked decrease in the number of new cases of diabetes during the last years ofWorld War II supports the hypothesis that shortage of food induced a decrease in the incidence of type 2 diabetes in The Netherlands.

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