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  1. The diabetes epidemic in full flight: forecasting the future

    Were there warnings that diabetes would become the epidemic of the 21st century? In the early 1970s, Peter Bennett and co-workers reported on the extraordinarily high prevalence of Type 2 diabetes in Pima Native Americans. In 1975, we reported the high rat ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Jonathan Shaw Paul Zimmet Sicree Richard Murray Shirley

  2. Dietary toxins: digging up the dirt on vegetables

    Recent research from Australia has implicated infections of common garden vegetables as a possible source of chemicals which cause damage to the pancreas, the organ that makes insulin. This damage could thereby cause Type 1 diabetes, the insulin-dependent ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Mackay Ian Myers Mark Paul Zimmet

  3. The 1st International Congress on Prediabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome

    The enormous impact of the metabolic syndrome on public health, and the exciting progress made in research into this field recently, led to the organization of the ‘1st ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Paul Zimmet Segal Pesach

  4. A new IDF worldwide definition of the metabolic syndrome: the rationale and the results

    without the syndrome. The authors explain the reasoning behind the new IDF definition of the metabolic ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - George Alberti Jonathan Shaw Paul Zimmet

  5. The IDF definition: why we need a global consensus

    There is a constellation of metabolic abnormalities which includes centrally distributed obesity, decreased levels of HDL cholesterol, elevated triglycerides, high blood pressure, and high blood glucose (hyperglycaemia). This is known as the metabolic synd ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:25 - - George Alberti Paul Zimmet

  6. The IDF consensus on the prevention of type 2 diabetes

    Early intervention to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes benefits people who are at high risk of developing the condition in terms of increased life expectancy and quality of life. It also benefits societies and healthcare systems in economic terms. In order ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:25 - - George Alberti Paul Zimmet

  7. Diabetes care at the centre of Australia: grassroots care and prevention

    The authors report on one of its several projects: a symposium held in 2010 on issues such as service ...

    Lorenzo.Piemonte - 06/10/2013 - 16:17 - Volume 56 | Special Issue 1 - Elizabeth Barr Alex Brown John Boffa Paul Zimmet

  8. A look ‘upstream’ to Melbourne

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    aabolina - 06/12/2013 - 12:59 - Volume 58 | Issue 1 - Paul Zimmet