Fishing in the stream of diabetes: from measuring insulin to the control of fetal organogenesis.

  title={Fishing in the stream of diabetes: from measuring insulin to the control of fetal organogenesis.},
  author={Charles Nicholas Hales and Minal Desai and Susan E Ozanne and Nigel J Crowther},
  journal={Biochemical Society transactions},
  volume={24 2},
The measurement of insulin Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) is estimated to affect 100 million people worldwide. It has been observed to increase in prevalence when a population increases its plane of nutrition and decreases its energy expenditure. A striking example of this occurred when Ethiopian Jews were moved to Israel [l]. The Pacific population of the island of Nauru was described as suffering from an epidemic of diabetes when they became affluent after the Second World… CONTINUE READING
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