Parental transmission of type 2 diabetes: the Framingham Offspring Study.

@article{Meigs2000ParentalTO,
  title={Parental transmission of type 2 diabetes: the Framingham Offspring Study.},
  author={James B. Meigs and L. Adrienne Cupples and Peter W. F. Wilson},
  journal={Diabetes},
  year={2000},
  volume={49 12},
  pages={2201-7}
}
Study of parental transmission of diabetes provides insight into the relative contributions of underlying maternal and paternal influences. We estimated risk for type 2 diabetes and milder degrees of glucose intolerance associated with parental diabetes among subjects of the population-based Framingham Offspring Study, in which participants are primarily Caucasian and at relatively low risk for diabetes and for which both parental and offspring phenotypes were ascertained by direct examination… CONTINUE READING

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