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Is diabetes mellitus present in only 1 to 2% of the population or does it exist as a potential though unrecognizable trait in 10% of the population? Do 20% or more of the population carry at least one diabetic gene, and are these people identifiable biochemically? Is the impairment of glucose tolerance reported in 50% or more of the aging population the same as genetic or "ordinary" diabetes? What is the nature of diabetes before the appearance of carbohydrate intolerance, and how is it transmitted?
The author of this book has obviously thought deeply about his subject and has brought
On Diabetes Mellitus: Selected Topics for Students and Clinicians.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;62:858–859. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-4-858_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(4):858-859.
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