Diabetes Risk and Genetics: Keep Getting Those Checkups and Watch Your Weight

November 19, 2008
Recent genetic discoveries have taught researchers a lot about type 2 diabetes, and identified particular genetic variants that can influence a person’s risk of developing the condition. But two studies...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Factors Related to Blood Glucose

May 01, 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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Climate Adaptations by Early Humans May Influence Disease Risk Today

February 14, 2008
Modern lifestyles are often blamed for diseases such as obesity, high cholesterol, heart disease and diabetes. But from an evolutionary standpoint those ailments may have roots in a lifestyle change...
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