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Ethnic differences in the contribution of insulin action and secretion to type 2 diabetes in immigrants from the Middle East compared to native Swedes.

Author:
  • Louise Bennet
  • Leif Groop
  • Paul Franks
Publishing year: 2014
Language: English
Pages: 79-87
Publication/Series: Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Volume: 105
Issue: 1
Document type: Journal article
Publisher: Elsevier

Abstract english

We investigated insulin action (insulin sensitivity index, ISI) and insulin secretion (oral disposition indices, DIo) and studied metabolic, demographic and lifestyle-related risk factors for type 2 diabetes and insulin action, in the largest non-European immigrant group to Sweden, immigrants from Iraq and native Swedes.

Keywords

  • Endocrinology and Diabetes

Other

Published
  • Family Medicine and Community Medicine
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology
  • ISSN: 1872-8227
Paul Franks
E-mail: paul [dot] franks [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

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