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Title: Family history is strongly associated with diabetes in the mixed ancestry population of Cape Town, South Africa
Authors: Matsha, Tandi Edith 
Soita, J.D 
Hassan, Mogamat Shafick 
Erasmus, Rajiv T 
Keywords: Family history;associated;diabetes;mixed ancestry;population;Cape Town
Issue Date: 2009
Source: Matsha, T., Soita, J.D., Hassan, M.S. & Erasmus R.T. 2009. Family history is strongly associated with diabetes in the mixed ancestry population of Cape Town, South Africa. International Diabetes Federation (IDF) 20th World Diabetes Congress, Montreal, Canada 18-22 October. [http://www.eubirod.eu/documents/papers/IDFMontreal09abstractbook.pdf]
Conference: International Diabetes Federation (IDF) 20th World Diabetes Congress 
Abstract: has been recognized as a global epidemic with its prevalence increasing at a rapid rate both in developed and developing countries. The mixed ancestry population has been shown to have one of the highest incidence of diabetes in South Africa. A positive family history has been hypothesized to be a significant risk factor in the development of type 2 diabetes.
URI: http://www.eubirod.eu/documents/papers/IDFMontreal09abstractbook.pdf
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