Building a Healthier BritainBMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7524.1088-a (Published 03 November 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1088
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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 …