Diabetes Risk in South Asians Explained by the Presence of Six New Genes

by Savitha C Muppala on  August 29, 2011 at 5:43 PM Diabetes News
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A study conducted in South Asia has revealed the presence of six new genes which trigger diabetes mellitus among South Asians.
 Diabetes Risk in South Asians Explained by the Presence of Six New Genes
Diabetes Risk in South Asians Explained by the Presence of Six New Genes

Keeping in mind other risk factors of diabetes related to lifestyle- obesity, diet and lack of exercise, the presence of these genes can elevate the risk of this disorder.

This explains why South Asians may suffer early onset diabetes as compared to their European counterparts, who may develop diabetes in their middle-age.



Source: Medindia

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