Manqing Yang

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OBJECTIVE The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently published new clinical guidelines in which hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) was recommended as a diagnostic test for diabetes. The present study was to investigate the association between HbA1c and cardiovascular risk, and compare the associations with fasting glucose and 2-hour oral glucose tolerance test (2(More)
AIMS The etiological role of obesity in determining diabetes risk among Asians may be different from that among Caucasians. The current study aimed to investigate the association between genetic predisposition to obesity and measures of insulin secretion and resistance in a large Chinese cohort. METHODS Study samples were from a community-based health(More)
OBJECTIVE Insulin secretion and insulin resistance, which affect metabolic homoeostasis, each have a significant genetic component. Cyclin- dependent kinase 5 (CDK5) regulatory subunit-associated protein 1-like 1 (CDKAL1) rs10946398, a novel body mass index (BMI)-associated locus specifically in the Asian population, may impair insulin secretion and may be(More)
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