diabetes

World Diabetes Day

November 14, 2016
Like many of the world’s most vexing health problems, the simplest of strategies could go a long way in combating the scourge of Type 2 diabetes. As World Diabetes Day...
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Genetics found to influence risk for rosacea

March 11, 2015
A new study by researchers from Stanford Medical School and 23andMe is the first to identify genetic variants associated with rosacea, a chronic skin disease estimated to affect more than...
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Coffee, Tea And 23andMe

September 27, 2013
Editor’s note: Pending an FDA decision, 23andMe no longer offers new customers access to health reports referred to in this post. Customers who received their health information prior to November...
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SNPwatch: New Study Rats Out A Genetic Variant Associated with Type 2 Diabetes

November 25, 2009
Type 2 diabetes is a common disease characterized by high blood glucose levels and unresponsiveness to insulin. Individuals with type 2 diabetes may produce insulin at normal levels but do...
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Surprisingly Skinny Mice Could Point the Way to Obesity and Diabetes Treatments

September 04, 2009
Scientists who are studying mice with a mutation that makes them resistant to obesity even in the face of a high-fat diet may have identified a new way to treat...
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Environment, Not Genes, Key To Increasing Disease Rates

May 28, 2009
Type 1 diabetes is on the rise in European children, says a new report. Researchers studied type 1 diabetes data collected between 1989 and 2003 at 20 centers in 17...
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SNPwatch: Variation In Urine Protein Gene May Decrease Risk Of Chronic Kidney Disease

May 13, 2009
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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Mouse Research Indicates Effect of a SNP in Humans Might Depend on Diet

January 06, 2009
New research in mice suggests that people who get lucky and inherit a genetic variant that has been shown to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes are not totally...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variants Linked To Long Term Measure of Blood Sugar Level

December 18, 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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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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