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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.

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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

Cardiovascular Risk Factors in an Eastern Caribbean Island: Prevalence of Non-communicable Chronic Diseases and Associated Lifestyle Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality in the British Virgin Islands

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429–36
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Environmental and behavioural changes such as lifestyle related habits represent modifiable risk factors for the development of cardiovascular diseases. National strategies should be implemented to control cardiovascular diseases, educate the population and promote healthy lifestyle habits in the British Virgin Islands.

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e-Published: 21 Aug, 2013
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