Signs of Adult Diabetes Risk May be Visible in Childhood

Signs a child may grow up to be susceptible to type 2 diabetes as an adult can be seen in children as young as 8 years of age, researchers say. They looked at the effects of a genetic risk score for developing type 2 diabetes in a large study of children in the UK, and found indications of type 2 risk could be seen decades before the condition was likely to be diagnosed. Read more

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