Influence of nutrition on prevention of diabetes mellitus

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Birgisdóttir, Bryndis E. (2002)
  • Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
  • Journal: Food & Nutrition Research (issn: 1654-661X, eissn: 1654-6628)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/fnr.v46i3.1453
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    4. Birgisd o´ttir BE, Gunnarsdottir I, Thorsdottir I et al: Size at birth and glucose intolerance in a relatively genetically homogenous, high birth weight population. Am J Clin Nutr 2002;76:39 9- 403.

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    6. Birgisd o´ttir BE, Hill J, Thorsson AV, Thorsdottir I. Children's rather than adolescents' lower consumption of the cow milk protein A1 beta-casein may explain the lower incidence of type 1 diabetes in Iceland than Scandinavia. (Submitted).

    The article is based on the author's PhD thesis, which was conducted at the Unit for Nutrition Research, Landspitali-University Hospital and University of Iceland. Defended on June 15, 2002. ISBN: 9979-9516-2- 1

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