News About Diabetes & Genes — New Genetic Risk Factors Found & New Blood Test to Test for Genes, Which Put You At Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Filed under: Health — @ April 29, 2007

Lately, the news keeps coming in connecting genes and type 2 diabetes.

Today, as MSNBC reports, thanks to the Associated Press, a new study — one of the largest yet — reveals that scientists studying more than 32,000 people in five countries found clusters of new gene variants that raise the risk of Type 2 diabetes.

The study, which was published online in the journal Science, reveals some fascinating findings about spots that harbor genetic risk factors for this complicated killer.

And the researchers were pretty excited about what they’ve uncovered.


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