World Diabetes Day

November 14, 2016
23andMe takes a moment to bring a more awareness to type 2 diabetes that affects more than 400 million people worldwide. Although genetics, family history and age all contribute to the risk for Type 2 diabetes, many cases could be prevented or the symptoms lessened with simple lifestyle changes.
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Genetic Variants Linked To Blood Sugar Level

December 18, 2008
The complications of type 2 diabetes — damage to the kidneys, nerves, eyes, and cardiovascular system — result from chronically high blood sugar.While routine blood tests can provide a snapshot...
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SNPwatch: Combination of Genetics and High Blood Sugar May Mean Extra Heart Disease Risk for Diabetics

November 25, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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Genetic Factors Related to Blood Glucose

May 01, 2008
The amount of sugar in the bloodstream must be tightly controlled. Too much can cause damage to nerves, blood vessels and organs. But too little sugar starves the body, especially...
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