The Genetic Landscape of Diabetes
by Laura Dean, Johanna McEntyre
Publisher: NCBI 2004
"The Genetic Landscape of Diabetes" is a guide to the variations in our DNA that may influence our risk of developing diabetes. It introduces the reader to what diabetes is — from its discovery thousands of years ago to our modern-day understanding of how this disease, characterized by high blood sugar, develops. The book is written for readers with an interest in science, patients with diabetes, physicians, high school students, and research scientists.
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