Family History of Type 2 Diabetes, Abdominal Adipocyte Size and Markers of the Metabolic Syndrome

@inproceedings{Anthanont2017FamilyHO,
  title={Family History of Type 2 Diabetes, Abdominal Adipocyte Size and Markers of the Metabolic Syndrome},
  author={Pimjai Anthanont and Paola Rodr{\'i}guez Ramos and Michael D Jensen and Kazanna C. Hames},
  booktitle={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2017}
}
Background/Objectives:A major risk factor of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a positive family history of diabetes. First degree relatives (FDR) of patients with T2DM are more insulin resistant and are reported to have larger abdominal subcutaneous adipocytes than adults without a family history. Our objectives were to assess whether FDR of T2DM are associated with larger abdominal adipocytes independent of age, sex and abdominal subcutaneous fat and to assess whether a family history of… CONTINUE READING
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