Improving Screening for Type 2 Diabetes

April 14, 2022
The numbers are staggering.  In the last two decades, the number of Americans with Type 2 diabetes has reached epidemic proportions. More than a third of adults in the United...
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Doing Something Positive For Your Health

August 16, 2021
Ann, who formerly worked caring for the elderly, learned firsthand how chronic conditions could impact you as you age. So this year after looking at her 23andMe reports, she decided...
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How a Health Report Became a Wake-Up Call for Healthier Habits

November 17, 2020
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, so we wanted to share Bob’s story with you about how learning about his genetic risk for type 2 diabetes gave him the motivation...
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23andMe Maps the Way We Eat 

April 19, 2020
By Stella Aslibekyan, Briana Cameron and Teresa FilshteinA recent 23andMe blog post explored the old adage “you are what you eat,” examining the relationship between eating habits and their health...
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23andMe Data on the Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes

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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