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Child growth and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in a Queensland Aboriginal Community

Bambrick, Hilary

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Globally, the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes is rising. The most affected populations are those that have undergone recent and rapid transition towards a Western lifestyle, characterised by energy-dense diets and physical inactivity.¶ Two major hypotheses have attempted to explain the variation in diabetes prevalence, both between and within populations, beyond the contributions made by adult lifestyle. The thrifty genotype hypothesis proposes that some populations are genetically well adapted...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003-04
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/46071

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