• Sodium intake is associated with a risk of developing type 2 diabetes

    7 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Sodium intake may be linked to an increased risk of developing both type 2 diabetes and latent autoimmune diabetes in adults says new research.
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  • Gene therapy via skin could treat obesity, type 2 diabetes

    7 days ago - By Healio

    In a proof-of-concept study, gene therapy administered through skin transplants showed promise as an avenue for treating type 2 diabetes and obesity, according to a press release from the University of Chicago. Xiaoyang Wu, MD, assistant professor in the Ben May Department for Cancer Research at the University of Chicago, and colleagues modified the gene for GLP1, which stimulates insulin production, to extend its half-life in the bloodstream to allow it to circulate longer.
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