diabetes

23andMe Offers New Genetic Report on Type 2 Diabetes

March 10, 2019
23andMe’s new Type 2 Diabetes report* offers customers insight into their likelihood of developing one of the most prevalent, pernicious, and yet preventable health conditions in the United States.This new...
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Your Digital Health Coach Is Here

January 08, 2019
Lark Health and 23andMe collaborated to create a new digital health coach that uses artificial intelligence (A.I), genetics and human coaching to help customers make healthy choices. Lark provides two options — a Wellness Program, for weight loss, and a CDC-recognized Diabetes Prevention Program. Both leverage your 23andMe genetic information using clinically validated A.I. to generate personalized suggestions for diet and exercise.
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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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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
For many of us, everyday is “Coffee Day.” We need no excuse to celebrate a steaming cuppa joe. But someone out there went and made it official several years ago,...
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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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