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New diabetes risk mechanism identified

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have discovered an unexpected effect from a gene known to increase diabetes risk. They assumed that the specific allele in the gene TCF7L2 which increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, impairs insulin ...

Nov 12, 2015
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Phone for a doctor

Worried you might be at risk from diabetes? Check your phone: it might help stop you getting the disease. And if you already have diabetes? Your phone might even help you monitor your condition at home.

Oct 29, 2015
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Simple test to detect diabetes risk after pregnancy

Gestational diabetes is one of the most common conditions that can occur during pregnancy. Although the symptoms generally disappear after delivery, women suffering from gestational diabetes are at increased risk of developing ...

Oct 22, 2015
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Type 2 diabetes screening needs 'reviewing'

The process for screening for Type 2 diabetes or those at high risk of the condition needs "careful re-evaluation", according to the first study on the effectiveness of testing methods.

Oct 13, 2015
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