Genomic Study Brings us Closer to Precision Medicine for Type 2 Diabetes

Source: Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital

Summary: A new study by scientists indicates that inherited genetic changes may underlie the variability observed among patients in the clinic, with several pathophysiological processes potentially leading to high blood sugar and its resulting consequences.

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More Information: Udler MS et al, “Type 2 diabetes genetic loci informed by multi-trait associations point to disease mechanisms and subtypes: A soft clustering analysis”, PLOS Medicine (2018). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002654

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