Predisposition Factors of Type II Diabetes Mellitus and Related Complications

  • Alice Jayapradha CheekurthyEmail author
  • C. Ram Babu
  • Amit Kumar
  • K. Surendrababu
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


Diabetes mellitus is considered to be one of the leading causes of death in adult and children. The most challenging complex heterogeneous group of conditions is prevalent in developing countries as well as the western world is T II DM. Rise in upcoming cases of diabetes has posed it as a global health problem. The predisposition factors are responsible for identifying at risk individuals for this polygenic disorder. Several controllable and non-controllable predisposition factors are responsible for identification of at-risk individuals to T II DM. The complex interactions between genetic and environmental and biochemical predisposition factors unmask the advancement of the disease. This review gives brief description and table form of the work done by the researchers for predisposition of Type II diabetes and some of the related complications among Asian Indian phenotypes and world wide.


Type II diabetes mellitus (T II DM) Predisposition factors Asian Indian phenotypes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alice Jayapradha Cheekurthy
    • 1
    Email author
  • C. Ram Babu
    • 2
  • Amit Kumar
    • 3
  • K. Surendrababu
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryAcharya Nagarjuna UniversityGunturIndia
  2. 2.Acharya Nagarjuna UniversityGunturIndia
  3. 3.BioAxis DNA Research Centre (P) LimitedHyderabadIndia

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