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Increased Risk of Myocardial Infarction Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Who Carry the Common rs10830963 Variant in the MTNR1B Gene

Increased Risk of Myocardial Infarction Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Who Carry the Common rs10830963 Variant in the MTNR1B Gene

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https://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/early/2020/07/01/dc20-0507

OBJECTIVE The common MTNR1B single nucleotide polymorphism rs10830963 associates with risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D). Here, we examine the association between this gene variant and the risk of myocardial infarction (MCI) among patients with T2D. MCI is a main cause of death and disability among such individuals.