rs5215 is a SNP in the KCNJ11 gene. It is associated with ß-cell dysfunction and hence a genetic marker for type 2 diabetes (T2D).

A lower risk of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes combined with coffee intake was seen among individuals with the CC genotype in East Asians [R]. 

rs5215

Parent Gene: KCNJ11

Importance: 4
Less common allele: C = 27%
More common allele: T = 73%
My Genotype: Log In
Risk Allele: C, C, C

Disease/Trait: Type Ii Diabetes Mellitus

The C allele of rs5215 is reported to be associated with Type Ii Diabetes Mellitus (R) . Your genotype was not identified for this SNP so we are unable to comment on your association with Type 2 diabetes.

Disease/Trait: Type Ii Diabetes Mellitus

The C allele of rs5215 is reported to be associated with Type Ii Diabetes Mellitus (R) . Your genotype was not identified for this SNP so we are unable to comment on your association with Type 2 diabetes (DGI+FUSION+WTCCC).

Disease/Trait: Type Ii Diabetes Mellitus

The C allele of rs5215 is reported to be associated with Type Ii Diabetes Mellitus (R) . Your genotype was not identified for this SNP so we are unable to comment on your association with Type 2 diabetes.