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

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.

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e-Published: 21 Aug, 2013
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