Monday, May 17, 2010

Testing Link Between Diabetes and Family History

Diet and lifestyle contribute to diabetes, but so does family history. So Australian researchers undertook an unusual experiment: they recruited healthy volunteers from families with and without a history of Type 2 diabetes and overfed them.

A family history of type 2 diabetes increases risk factors associated with overfeeding
D. Samocha-Bonet, L. V. Campbell, A. Viardot, J. Freund, C. S. Tam, J. R. Greenfield and L. K. Heilbronn

May 2010 online
For UHM only

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