Identification of novel candidate genes for type 2 diabetes from a genome-wide association scan in the Old Order Amish: evidence for replication from diabetes-related quantitative traits and from independent populations.

Rampersaud, Evadnie; Damcott, Coleen M; Fu, Mao; Shen, Haiqing; McArdle, Patrick; Shi, Xiaolian; Shelton, John; Yin, Jing; Chang, Yen-Pei C; Ott, Sandra H; Zhang, Li; Zhao, Yiju; Mitchell, Braxton D; O'Connell, Jeffery; Shuldiner, Alan R
Diabetes; 2007 Dec;56(12):3053-62. PMID: 17846126
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660 West Redwood St., Room 494, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA.


We sought to identify type 2 diabetes susceptibility genes through a genome-wide association scan (GWAS) in the Amish.