Prevalence of diabetes mellitus and glucose metabolism disorders in the first degree relatives of type 2 diabetic patients

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Karaman A., BAYRAM F., GÜNDOĞAN K., Ozsan M., Karaman H., Kelestimur F.

BRATISLAVA MEDICAL JOURNAL-BRATISLAVSKE LEKARSKE LISTY, vol.113, no.6, pp.361-367, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Background and objectives: We designed this study to observe the DM prevalence, insulin resistance, beta cell reserve and the interaction of these parameters in the first degree relatives of Type 2 diabetic patients in Turkish population.