A Study of Diabetes Mellitus Within a Large Sample of Australian Twins

  title={A Study of Diabetes Mellitus Within a Large Sample of Australian Twins},
  author={Julianne Condon and Joanne E Shaw and Michelle Luciano and Kirsten Ohm Kyvik and Nicholas G. Martin and David L. Duffy},
  journal={Twin Research and Human Genetics},
  pages={28 - 40}
Abstract Twin studies of diabetes mellitus can help elucidate genetic and environmental factors in etiology and can provide valuable biological samples for testing functional hypotheses, for example using expression and methylation studies of discordant pairs. We searched the volunteer Australian Twin Registry (19,387 pairs) for twins with diabetes using disease checklists from nine different surveys conducted from 1980–2000. After follow-up questionnaires to the twins and their doctors to… 
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