Causation of type 2 diabetes -- the Gordian knot unravels.

  • R. I. Taylor
  • Published 2004 in The New England journal of medicine


Type 2 diabetes has always been a snake in the grass, sneaking up on both those with the disease and their physicians. To whit, the term “mild diabetes” persists, even though the disease is a leading cause of premature death from cardiovascular causes, amputations, and blindness. Life expectancy is considerably worse after the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes… (More)