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Building a Healthier Britain

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 03 November 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1088
  1. Christiane Rehwagen, Roger Robinson editorial registrar (
  1. BMJ

    BBC Radio 4, 1 November at 9 pm

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    Why is type 2 diabetes becoming increasingly common in the United Kingdom? This documentary, the first in a new series of Building a Healthier Britain (the first series was broadcast in May), examined several major population studies that have attempted to answer this question.

    Using the so called Barker hypothesis as a basis, presenter and former BBC health correspondent Richard Hannaford took listeners on a whistlestop tour of recent epidemiology, guiding them through research into whether there was any association between low …

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