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Study of Sex Hormone-binding Globulin Gene Polymorphism and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Egyptian Men

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.088
Pages: 
338–43
Synopsis: 
Sex hormone-binding globulin gene polymorphisms are associated with higher risk of Type 2 diabetes mellitus in Egyptian men, through lowering circulating levels of sex hormone-binding globulin and consequently lowering testosterone and elevating oestradiol levels, which may be linked to insulin resistance.

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Accepted: 
23 Apr, 2014
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e-Published: 15 May, 2015
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