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The Christmas feast.

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Twenty two normal subjects and 13 maturity onset diabetic patients completed an observational study with repeated weighing and fasting blood tests from one month before to one month after Christmas. Over the Christmas period in all subjects an increase in weight was observed (mean 0.8 (SD 0.1) kg, p less than 0.001), which was maintained through January. This may signify an average additional 6000 kcal ingested. By three to six days after Christmas a slight but significant increase in fasting...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
British medical journal (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
291
Issue:
6511
Pages:
1764-1765
Publication date:
1985
ISSN:
0267-0623
URN:
uuid:3238e69a-201f-49d0-9518-2ecd8578e725
Source identifiers:
7162
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pubs:7162

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