Ketosis-prone type 2 diabetes mellitus and human herpesvirus 8 infection in sub-saharan africans.

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CONTEXT An atypical form of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM-2) is revealed by ketosis (ketosis-prone type 2 diabetes mellitus), frequently occurring in individuals who are black and of African origin, and characterized by an acute onset requiring transient insulin therapy. Its sudden onset suggests precipitating factors. OBJECTIVE To investigate the putative… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jama.299.23.2770

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@article{Sobngwi2008KetosisproneT2, title={Ketosis-prone type 2 diabetes mellitus and human herpesvirus 8 infection in sub-saharan africans.}, author={Eugene Sobngwi and Simeon Pierre Choukem and F{\'e}lix Agbalika and Bertrand Blondeau and Lila-Sabrina Fetita and C{\'e}l{\`e}ste Lebb{\'e} and Doudou Thiam and Pierre Cattan and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Largh{\'e}ro and Fabienne Foufelle and Pascal Ferr{\'e} and Patrick Vexiau and Fabien Calvo and Jean - François Gautier}, journal={JAMA}, year={2008}, volume={299 23}, pages={2770-6} }