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Aetiopathogenesis of type-2 diabetes mellitus: could chronic stress play an important role?

  title={Aetiopathogenesis of type-2 diabetes mellitus: could chronic stress play an important role?},
  author={Tarun Saxena and S. Maheshwari and M. Saxena},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  volume={62 6},
OBJECTIVES Pathogenesis of type-2 diabetes remains elusive. Various factors including diet, physical exercise, obesity, genetic factors and stress, have been discussed. Among these factors role of stress is still poorly understood in diabetes. Therefore the study was planned to assess effect of stress in diabetic and non-diabetic population in a comparative descriptive manner. METHODS 1000 diabetic cases (group A) and equal number of healthy individuals were selected as a comparison group… Expand
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