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High fructose corn syrup and diabetes prevalence: A global perspective

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The overall aim of this study was to evaluate, from a global and ecological perspective, the relationships between availability of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and prevalence of type 2 diabetes. Using published resources, country-level estimates (n =43 countries) were obtained for: total sugar, HFCS and total calorie availability, obesity, two separate prevalence estimates for diabetes, prevalence estimate for impaired glucose tolerance and fasting plasma glucose. Pearson's correlations an...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology
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Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Global Public Health Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
55-64
Publication date:
2012-11-27
Acceptance date:
2012-08-09
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EISSN:
1744-1706
ISSN:
1744-1692
URN:
uuid:fef7b695-e449-4ef1-a93c-aa3ac1c56f77
Source identifiers:
385004
Local pid:
pubs:385004
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