Review article: diabetes, genetics and ethnicity.

  title={Review article: diabetes, genetics and ethnicity.},
  author={Lucia Carulli and Stefania Rondinella and Silvia Lombardini and Irene Canedi and Paola Dr Loria and Nicola Carulli},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  volume={22 Suppl 2},
The prevalence of insulin resistance and diabetes has increased in the past decades at an alarming rate in all Western countries and in those countries which are adopting a 'western life style'. This trend suggests the impact of environmental factors such as diet, obesity and physical activity on the pathogenesis of diabetes. However it is known that the prevalence and variation of prevalence, as consequence of environmental changes, it is different in various ethnic groups. Studies conducted… CONTINUE READING

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