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Hurley, Dan, 1957-
Diabetes rising : how a rare disease became a modern pandemic, and what to do about it / Dan Hurley ; foreword by Zachary T. Bloomgarden
New York : Kaplan Pub., c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  RA645.D5 H87 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Diabetes -- Epidemiology
Diabetes -- Etiology
Diabetes -- Risk factors
Physical Description xxiii, 312 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-299) and index
Contents Pissing evil : from ancient times to the discovery of insulin -- Two steps back : deaths continue rising despite insulin and pills, 1923-1975 -- Try harder : the rise of tight control for type 1 : 1975 to the present day -- The sweetest place on earth : type 2 reaches unimagined heights : 1984 to the present day -- The accelerator hypothesis : weight gain as the missing link between type 1 and type 2 -- The cow's milk hypothesis : does baby formula in the first months of life set off an immune attack? -- The POP hypothesis : the risks of persistent organic pollutants -- The sunshine hypothesis : how too little sun, and too little vitamin D, might raise diabetes risk -- The hygiene hypothesis : the icky benefits of dirt, germs, and worms -- The computer cure : the quest for an artificial pancreas -- The surgical cure : can bariatric surgery stop type 2 in its tracks? -- The biological cure : the search for a pill that cures type 1, once and for all -- The public health cure : prevention is the ultimate key to ending the diabetes pandemic

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