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dc.identifier.citationBailey, M., Zarb, M., & Savona-Ventura, C. (1979). Worldwide and local epidemiology of diabetes mellitus. Chest-piece, 5(1), 7-15.en_GB
dc.description.abstractDiabetes mellitus is a disorder of metabolism characterised by hyperglycemia due to deficiency or diminished effectiveness of insulin. The disease is a chronic one affecting carbohydrate, protein, fat, water and electrolyte metabolism. In its fully developed form it is characterized by fasting hyperglycemia, atherosclerosis, microangiopathy and neuropathy.en_GB
dc.publisherMalta Medical Students Associationen_GB
dc.subjectNon-insulin-dependent diabetesen_GB
dc.subjectDiabetes -- Epidemiology -- Maltaen_GB
dc.subjectGlucose tolerance testsen_GB
dc.titleWorldwide and local epidemiology of diabetes mellitusen_GB
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dc.contributor.creatorBailey, M.-
dc.contributor.creatorZarb, M.-
dc.contributor.creatorSavona-Ventura, Charles-
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