Tag Archives: Diabetes

New Gene Variations for Type 2 Diabetes Found

THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It has long been known that lifestyle affects a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Now, researchers report that they have identified rare variants of four genes that may also play a part. For the study, an international team of scientists analyzed protein-coding genes from nearly 21,000… Read More »

Can you strong-arm diabetes?

There is a strong link between diabetes and fitness. Many studies have shown that people with type 2 diabetes lose more muscle mass and strength over time than people with normal blood sugars. This is thought to be a major reason why diabetes is associated with functional limitation, impaired mobility, and loss of independence. Studies… Read More »