Linkage of type 2 diabetes on chromosome 9p24 in Mexican Americans: additional evidence from the Veterans Administration Genetic Epidemiology Study (VAGES).


OBJECTIVE Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is a complex metabolic disease and is more prevalent in certain ethnic groups such as the Mexican Americans. The goal of our study was to perform a genome-wide linkage (GWL) analysis to localize T2DM susceptibility loci in Mexican Americans. METHODS We used the phenotypic and genotypic data from 1,122 Mexican-American… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000354849


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