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FTO gene variants are strongly associated with type 2 diabetes in South Asian Indians.

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AIMS AND HYPOTHESIS: Variants of the FTO (fat mass and obesity associated) gene are associated with obesity and type 2 diabetes in white Europeans, but these associations are not consistent in Asians. A recent study in Asian Indian Sikhs showed an association with type 2 diabetes that did not seem to be mediated through BMI. We studied the association of FTO variants with type 2 diabetes and measures of obesity in South Asian Indians in Pune. METHODS: We genotyped, by sequencing, two single ...

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10.1007/s00125-008-1186-6

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Yajnik, CS More by this author
Janipalli, CS More by this author
Bhaskar, S More by this author
Kulkarni, SR More by this author
Freathy, RM More by this author
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Journal:
Diabetologia
Volume:
52
Issue:
2
Pages:
247-252
Publication date:
2009-02-05
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EISSN:
1432-0428
ISSN:
0012-186X
URN:
uuid:9b454970-b531-4306-b4ce-b2f6cf59b698
Source identifiers:
3735
Local pid:
pubs:3735

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