TABLE 1

Clinical details of diabetic and nondiabetic subjects studied

Case subjects (young-onset type 2 diabetes)Control subjects (population controls)Parents of case subjects
n348925272 (124 diabetic)
Male (%)584950
Age at diagnosis (years)*40.5 (18.0–58.0)32 (17–61)68 (38–87)
BMI31.7 (18.1–59.6)26.6 (17.0–47.1)27.2 (16.0–45.0)
Treatment, D/OHA/I (%)13/28/5917/34/14
WHR male0.98 (0.80–1.16)0.88 (0.70–1.11)1.0 (0.5–1.3)
WHR female0.90 (0.70–1.20)0.9 (0.7–1.2)
  • Continuous data are given as median (range).

  • *

    * Age at diagnosis for case subjects, age at study for control subjects;

  • control subjects were not on treatment;

  • there are no data for WHR for females in the population controls as females were pregnant at the time of study. D/OHA/I, diet/oral hypoglycemic agents/insulin; WHR, waist-to-hip ratio.