Type 2 diabetes mellitus is more prevalent, and presents differently, in South Asians than Caucasians. This suggests a possible difference in the genetic disposition of South Asians for this condition. Such genetic difference could also confer a difference in the response of patients of different ethnicities to oral antidiabetic drugs (OADs)
Peer reviewed by Sunil Daga PhD MRCP & Subarna Chakravorty PhD FRCP for BAPIO Annual Conference, London 2019
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