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Title: Is having a family history of type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease a predictive factor for metabolic syndrome?
Authors: Dunkley, AJ
Taub, NA
Davies, MJ
Stone, MA
Khunti, K
First Published: Feb-2009
Citation: PRIM CARE DIABETES, 2009, 3 (1), pp. 49-56
Abstract: To determine whether a first degree family history (FH) of diabetes and/or a first degree FH of cardiovascular disease (CVD), can predict prevalent cases of metabolic syndrome (MetS). Also, to establish if the association is different for South Asians compared to White Europeans, and for obese compared to non-obese individuals.
DOI Link: 10.1016/j.pcd.2009.02.002
ISSN: 1751-9918
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Published Articles, Dept. of Health Sciences

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