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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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How to know if you're prediabetic

Before type 2 diabetes develops, there is almost always a period of prediabetes where blood sugar levels are in a "gray area" above normal but below diabetic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately ...

Jun 08, 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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