type 2 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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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 reproductive disorder...
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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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SNPwatch: SNPs in Ion Channel Genes are Associated with Type 2 Diabetes and Bipolar Disorder

August 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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