Diabetes

FTO linked to BMI, BMI-for-age Z score in children

(HealthDay)—For children from the Brazilian Amazon, FTO rs9939609 allele is associated with increased body mass index (BMI) and BMI-for-age Z scores, with the effect significantly modified by vitamin D stat ...

Nov 04, 2013
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Leukocyte telomere length linked to diabetes risk

(HealthDay)—For American Indians, leukocyte telomere length is associated with the risk of incident diabetes, with an almost two-fold increased risk for those with the shortest versus the longest length, ...

Aug 23, 2013
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