Etiology of early-onset type 2 diabetes in Indians: islet autoimmunity and mutations in hepatocyte nuclear factor 1alpha and mitochondrial gene.


CONTEXT Indians are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) at an early age, despite their lower body mass index. Studies on the etiology of patients presenting as early-onset T2DM in this racial group are not available. OBJECTIVE The objective was to delineate the clinical features in young Indian patients with T2DM and to determine… (More)