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Association of 48 type2 diabetes susceptibility loci with fasting plasma glucose and lipid levels in Chinese Hans.

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Summary of "Association of 48 type2 diabetes susceptibility loci with fasting plasma glucose and lipid levels in Chinese Hans."

Dozens of susceptibility loci have been identified by type 2 diabetes (T2D) genome wide association study (GWAS) in Europeans. In our previous studies, we systematically evaluated the association of 48 susceptibility loci with T2D risk in Chinese Hans. Because dyslipidemia and hyperglycemia are implicated in the pathogenic process of T2D, we further evaluated whether these 48 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) were related to fasting plasma glucose (FPG) or lipid levels in Chinese Hans.

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Name: Diabetes research and clinical practice
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