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Family history of diabetes

Family History of Diabetes and Parental Consanguinity: Important Risk for Impaired Fasting Glucose in South East Asians

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219–23
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Family history of diabetes mellitus and parental consanguinity contribute to the risk for impaired fasting glucose in South East Asians.

ABSTRACT

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.

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e-Published: 21 Aug, 2013
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