Cosegregation of obesity with familial aggregation of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Ramachandran2000CosegregationOO,
  title={Cosegregation of obesity with familial aggregation of type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Ambady Ramachandran and Chamukuttan Snehalatha and Kumpatla Satyavani and Selvaraj Sivasankari and Viswanathan Vijay},
  journal={Diabetes, obesity & metabolism},
  year={2000},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={149-54}
}
OBJECTIVE We have shown that a positive family history of diabetes, and the variables of general and central obesity are independent risk factors for type 2 diabetes in our population. This study was done to evaluate whether a familial predisposition to diabetes resulted in a tendency for adverse anthropometric and haemodynamic profiles in south Indian non-diabetic subjects. METHODS The analysis was carried out on 2463 subjects (M: F, 1196: 1267) with normal glucose tolerance (NGT). The study… CONTINUE READING