Thrifty genotype rendered detrimental by progress?

Lancet. 1989 Oct 7;2(8667):839-40. doi: 10.1016/s0140-6736(89)93002-x.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Developing Countries
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / epidemiology
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / genetics*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / metabolism
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / mortality
  • Genotype*
  • Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Humans
  • Insulin Resistance / genetics
  • Papua New Guinea / epidemiology