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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Ragoobirsingh, Dalip; Morrison, Errol Y. ; Reid, Harvey L.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Article Title
Comparative Blood Studies in Jamaican Diabetic Patients.
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Journal Title
Journal of the National Medical Association
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Date of Publication
2004
Volume ID
96
Issue ID
11
Page(s)
1517
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http:; www.nmanet.org/LTE1517.pdf
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Letter to the Editor
Abstract
The World Health Organisation (WHO) accepted proposals for a Type-III or malnutrition-related diabetes mellitus (MRDM) on the basis that further characterization be conducted. This syndrome is mainly seen in tropical countries where undernutrition is not uncommon. In 1985, Morrison and Richards identified a group 59 phasic insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (PIDDM) patients in Jamaica, with a similar clinical profile in to MRDM elaborated in the WHO report.....
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