Diabetes mellitus and impaired fasting glucose in Alaska Eskimos: The Genetics of Coronary Artery Disease in Alaska Natives (GOCADAN) study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Glucose Intolerance
  • Inuits

abstract

  • Alaska Eskimos have a low prevalence of type 2 diabetes. The high prevalence of IFG indicates that diabetes may become increasingly problematic in this population. Abdominal obesity in women may help explain why diabetes prevalence differs according to sex.

publication date

  • January 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00125-005-0071-9

PubMed ID

  • 16369773

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 29

end page

  • 35

volume

  • 49

number

  • 1