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The Genetics of Diabetes Mellitus

The Genetics of Diabetes Mellitus This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This volume is the compilation of papers presented at an international workshop in February 1975 in Göttingen, West Germany. Twenty-three lectures are bracketed by an introduction by J. V. Neel that outlines the problems of the genetics of diabetes and a closing summary by him of the meaning of genetic heterogeneity. The promise of the editors in their foreword that "the confusion about the mode of inheritance of diabetes mellitus during the last two decades can only be resolved by joint discussions between geneticists interested in diabetes and clinical diabetologists interested in genetics" is not met in this volume nor would one expect it to be. One need not read so extensive a volume to appreciate the importance of the concept of genetic heterogeneity in current thinking about diabetes. Zonana and Rimoin (N Engl J Med 295:603-605, 1976) provide an adequate summary for that purpose, as well as a symposium soon http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Diseases of Children American Medical Association

The Genetics of Diabetes Mellitus

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1978 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0002-922X
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1978.02120290111035
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This volume is the compilation of papers presented at an international workshop in February 1975 in Göttingen, West Germany. Twenty-three lectures are bracketed by an introduction by J. V. Neel that outlines the problems of the genetics of diabetes and a closing summary by him of the meaning of genetic heterogeneity. The promise of the editors in their foreword that "the confusion about the mode of inheritance of diabetes mellitus during the last two decades can only be resolved by joint discussions between geneticists interested in diabetes and clinical diabetologists interested in genetics" is not met in this volume nor would one expect it to be. One need not read so extensive a volume to appreciate the importance of the concept of genetic heterogeneity in current thinking about diabetes. Zonana and Rimoin (N Engl J Med 295:603-605, 1976) provide an adequate summary for that purpose, as well as a symposium soon

Journal

American Journal of Diseases of ChildrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 1978

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