Lookup NU author(s): Professor Roy Taylor
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© 2017 Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. It has long been assumed that type 2 diabetes is caused by the combined effects of insulin resistance and loss of pancreatic islet beta cells. Much therapeutic effort has been directed towards decreasing insulin resistance even though results have been generally disappointing. Now that type 2 diabetes can be understood as a simple reversible condition, its component parts can be examined during the period of return to normal glucose tolerance.
Author(s): Taylor R
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Print publication date: 01/06/2017
Acceptance date: 02/04/2016
ISSN (print): 1478-2715
Publisher: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
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