type 2 diabetes

23andMe Scientist to Present Data on the Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes at American Diabetes Association Conference

June 03, 2019
23andMe’s Senior Product Scientist, Michael Multhaup, Ph.D., will offer up some of what we’ve learned in a presentation at the American Diabetes Association conference titled “Polygenic Risk Score Predicts Type 2 Diabetes Susceptibility in a Diverse Consumer Genetic Database.”
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Spit Podcast Takes on Type 2 Diabetes

April 24, 2019
Recorded in front of a live audience at this year’s SXSW conference in Austin, the latest episode of Spit, an iHeartRadio podcast with 23andMe tackles one of our most significant...
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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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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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New genetic variants found to influence polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) risk

September 29, 2015
New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge and ten other institutions, including 23andMe, has uncovered half a dozen genetic variants associated with polycystic ovary syndrome, the most common...
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African Ancestry and Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

September 13, 2012
A study published in March in the journal PLoS ONE suggests that having more African ancestry is associated with higher risk for type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is one...
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Our Top 10 for 2011

December 28, 2011
We thought 2010 would be hard to top but we’re happy to say that 2011 has been even better. Here's our list of some of the most intriguing developments from 2011.
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SNPWatch: Genetic Variants Associated with Type 2 Diabetes in South Asians and Europeans

October 18, 2011
Type 2 diabetes is characterized by very high levels of sugar in the blood and is the most common form of diabetes. Although eating rich food and leading a sedentary...
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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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SNPwatch: Genetic Variants Near Tumor Suppressor Genes May Increase Risk For Brain And Skin Cancer

July 06, 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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