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Paul Franks

Paul Franks

Principal investigator

Paul Franks

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

Summary, in 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.

Department/s

  • Family Medicine and Community Medicine
  • Genomics, Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology
  • EXODIAB: Excellence in Diabetes Research in Sweden
  • EpiHealth: Epidemiology for Health

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

Topic

  • Endocrinology and Diabetes

Status

Published

Research group

  • Family Medicine and Community Medicine
  • Genomics, Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1872-8227