Racial Differences in Association of Elevated Interleukin-18 Levels With Type 2 Diabetes: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study

Diabetes Care, 05/30/2012

There are racial differences in levels of interleukin–18 (IL–18) and the association of IL–18 with risk factors and incident type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). In addition, there seems to be a complex interplay of inflammation and adiposity in the development of DM.

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