Genetics of type 2 diabetes mellitus and other specific types of diabetes; its role in treatment modalities.

@article{Kota2012GeneticsOT,
  title={Genetics of type 2 diabetes mellitus and other specific types of diabetes; its role in treatment modalities.},
  author={Sunil Kumar Kota and Lalit Kumar Meher and Sruti Jammula and Siva Krishna Kota and Kirtikumar Dharmshibhai Modi},
  journal={Diabetes & metabolic syndrome},
  year={2012},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={54-8}
}
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is among the most challenging health issues of the 21st century and is associated with an alarming rise in the incidence. The pathophysiological processes that lead to development of T2DM are still unclear, however impairment in insulin secretion and/or action is clearly indicated. Type 2 diabetes is a polygenic disorder with multiple genes located on different chromosomes contributing to its susceptibility. Analysis of the genetic factors is further complicated… CONTINUE READING
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