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The relative risks of hyperglycaemia, obesity and dyslipidaemia in the relatives of patients with Type II diabetes mellitus.

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Type II (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus has a substantial genetic component; however, its molecular basis remains largely unknown. The mode of inheritance is likely to be polygenic, with penetrance influenced by environmental factors. Although the familial aggregation of Type II diabetes is acknowledged, there is little data concerning the prevalence of diabetes in the relatives of subjects with diabetes in comparison with the general population, and our objective was to address thi...

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10.1007/s001250051107

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University of Oxford
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Oxford
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Diabetologia More from this journal
Volume:
42
Issue:
1
Pages:
24-27
Publication date:
1999-01-01
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EISSN:
1432-0428
ISSN:
0012-186X
Language:
English
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pubs:72837
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uuid:f95ab0eb-87eb-4c37-abca-7583d4eafb57
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pubs:72837
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72837
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2012-12-19

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