Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNutraceuticals, Glycemic Health and Type 2 Diabetes
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9780813829333
StatePublished - Apr 16 2009


  • Chronic inflammation
  • Diabetes, a heterogeneous disease
  • Diabetes, major cause of deaths in Mexican adults
  • Excess calories, leading to weight gain and obesity
  • Gene for peroxisome proliferators-activated receptor gamma (PPARγ)
  • Homeostasis model assessment (HOMA)
  • National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
  • Nonmodifiable variables - genetics and ethnicity
  • Prevalence of type 2 diabetes - non-Hispanic black adults being higher

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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