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DIABETES TYPE 1 AND MIGRATION

Author: Lorenzo De Min Last update: 25/09/2019 Introduction Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is a chronic noncommunicable disease, with a usual onset in childhood and adolescence (Boman et al., 2017). The condition is characterised by the destruction of pancreatic β-cells, which are re
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AGEING AND MIGRATION

Author: Lorenzo De Min Last update: 25/09/2019 According to projections elaborated by the United Nations (UN), the proportion of the world population over 60 years of age will nearly double between 2015-2050, rising from 12% to 22% (UN, 2015). At the same time, due to migration, the n
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