Family history of diabetes mellitus and parental consanguinity
contribute to the risk for impaired fasting
glucose in South East Asians.
Objective: Offsprings of Type 2 diabetics have increased risk of metabolic disturbances. The aim of the study is to assess the potential effect of family history of Type 2 diabetes (FHD) and parental consanguinity on fasting plasma glucose (FPG) levels.