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STRESS IN THE CAUSE AND COURSE OF DIABETES

@inproceedings{Sridhar2001STRESSIT,
  title={STRESS IN THE CAUSE AND COURSE OF DIABETES},
  author={G. R. Sridhar and K. Madhu},
  year={2001}
}
Stress may be defined as a state of threatened homeostasis. Stress has been shown to have a role in the cause of diabetes and certainly in the management of the disease. There may be cortisol mediated intra abdominal fat deposition, modulated by chronic stress, leading to metabolic syndrome or Syndrome X. Hypothalamic-pituitary-axis (HPA) activity has also been postulated to have a significant role in intrauterine programming. The Hoorn study has shown that stressful life events may be… 

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