Volume 8, Issue 1 (volume 8, number 1 2016)                   IJDO 2016, 8(1): 51-54 | Back to browse issues page

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Tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus are the most important reasons in mortality all over the world. It’s clear that reviewing of relationship between Tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes mellitus (DM) is necessary; on the other hand it’s found that FTO gene has the positive relationship with metabolic issues. Therefore, it’s necessary pay attention to the above and dangerous sicknesses, especially in field of genetic sciences. Hence, our purpose is investigation of relationship between polymorphism rs9939609 polymorphism of FTO gene, TB and DM. With regards to the findings, it was concluded that there was considerable relationship between FTO gene rs9939609 polymorphism and DM and also it was notable development of TB among diabetic people. It can be stated that there is an indirect relationship between FTO gene rs9939609 polymorphism and TB sickness.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/01/21 | Accepted: 2017/01/21 | Published: 2017/01/21