Diabetes and Mexicans: Why the Two Are Linked1

  title={Diabetes and Mexicans: Why the Two Are Linked1
  author={Reynaldo Martorell},
  journal={Preventing Chronic Disease},
  pages={S42 - S52}
Diabetes and Mexicans: Why the Two Are Linked ESSAY Suggested citation for this article: Martorell R. Diabetes and Mexicans: why the two are linked. Prev Chronic Dis [serial online] 2005 Jan [date cited]. Obesity and diabetes were probably rare before the advent of agriculture. Our ancestors, hunters and gather-ers for millennia, had varied but unpredictable diets. Studies of hunter-gatherers of the 20 th century suggest that animal sources dominated our ancient food basket, with plants (fruits… CONTINUE READING
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