Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, December 22nd, 2003
Ines Barroso and colleagues at the University of Cambridge, England, studied 71 genes on more than 2000 individuals, trying to correlate gene variations with the appearance of metabolic changes characteristic of diabetes. Their findings were published in the PLoS Biology Journal.
The team of investigators found evidence that 8 out of the 71 genes analyzed were linked to susceptibility to diabetes type 2, which supports the view that genetic predisposition to this disease does not...
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