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The search for type 2 diabetes genes.

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Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is a serious disease with severe complications. Around one in 10 people alive today suffer from type 2 diabetes or are destined to develop it before they die. Inheritance plays an important role in the cause of type 2 diabetes. A considerable amount of research is devoted to defining the genes involved in the aetiology of this widespread disease. This information is crucial if we are to improve our methods of preventing and treating diabetes. Over the last 25 years ther...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Ageing research reviews
Volume:
2
Issue:
2
Pages:
111-127
Publication date:
2003-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-9649
ISSN:
1568-1637
URN:
uuid:a233ea06-9907-4a89-ba62-7d7d5342995c
Source identifiers:
14013
Local pid:
pubs:14013

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