New Gene Study for Type I Diabetes

Art of Care, Inc has many patients that battle with Type I diabetes. Diabetes affects millions worldwide and becomes an part of everyday life. At Art of Care we try to maintain our patients' independence through various ways of managing our patients diabetes. 

Below is a great article we found in Medical News Today about a new study regarding Type I Diabetes. 

 

Large Meta-Analysis Finds New Genes For Type 1 Diabetes

The largest-ever analysis of genetic data related to type 1  diabetes has uncovered new genes associated with the common metabolic disease, which affects 200 million people worldwide. The findings add to knowledge of gene networks involved in the origin of this complex disorder, in which patients depend on frequent insulin injections to control their blood sugar levels.

"Genome-wide association studies, as we used here, have been extremely powerful in identifying gene locations involved in the pathogenesis of complex, common diseases," said study leader Hakon Hakonarson, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Center for Applied Genomics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. "The larger the cohort used, the more discoveries we can make, and the more we find intriguing biological pathways offering insight into causes of disease."

 

To read the full article, please go to: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/235249.php

 

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  1. I agree with the post above after reading it, and my comment is – In case of diabetes it is really essential to provide attention to these diabetic signs as early detection would be the only issue that will assist to get started on the remedy at the correct time. However necessary know that degree and the intensity of these signs of diabetes is different in different persons. The exact same symptoms that meant diabetes in your colleague may not prove to be diabetes in your case.

  2. You are a freaking genius! THANK YOU so much for doing this blog. it is hard to understand everything and make the right choices.

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