Genetic Risk Score Associations With Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality in the Diabetes Heart Study

@inproceedings{Cox2014GeneticRS,
  title={Genetic Risk Score Associations With Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality in the Diabetes Heart Study},
  author={Amanda Julie Cox and Fang-Chi Hsu and Maggie C Y Ng and Carl D. Langefeld and Barry I. Freedman and J. Jeffrey Carr and Donald W. Bowden},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE Given the high rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and associated mortality in individuals with type 2 diabetes, identifying and understanding predictors of CVD events and mortality could help inform clinical management in this high-risk group. Recent large-scale genetic studies may provide additional tools in this regard. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Genetic risk scores (GRSs) were constructed in 1,175 self-identified European American (EA) individuals comprising the family-based… CONTINUE READING
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