A number of observations support the involvement of circadian clock genes in the regulation of metabolic processes. One of these circadian genes,
Intravenous blood samples were collected to obtain white blood cells from 302 T2DM patients and 330 non-diabetic, age- and sex-matched, individuals.
Frequency of five repeat allele was higher, and that of four repeat allele lower, in T2DM patients as compared to non-diabetic controls (χ
The results indicate an association of