Body mass index and family histories in type II diabetic propositi and preliminary observations

Kodali, Venkata Ranga R; Seshaiah, V.
June 1997
Human Biology;June97, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p393
Academic Journal
Presents the prevalence of diabetes mellitus in the first-degree relatives of 365 type II diabetic propositi in whose families monogamy is practiced. Significance of paternal influence than maternal influence; Prevalence higher in the offspring of conjugal diabetic parents; Transmission of diabetes in polygamous families.


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