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Diabetes mellitus is a disease characterized by an inability to make or use the hormone insulin.
Diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus) … Diabetes mellitus is a disease characterized by an inability to make or use the hormone insulin. … Diabetes, Insulin, Type II Diabetes, Type I Diabetes, …
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Type 2 diabetes is a disease that affects ten percent of the world's population, but the genetics underlying the disease remain poorly understood.
… of the underlying genetic architecture of type 2 diabetes has unveiled the most detailed look at the genetic … several promising targets for new treatments. … Type 2 diabetes is a global health concern, with approximately ten … in their lifetime. Previous studies into the genetics of diabetes risk have identified over 80 areas in the human …
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In a new large-scale genetic analysis, National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists have found set of small RNA molecules, called microRNAs, in human pancreatic cells that are strongly associated with type 2 diabetes.
… NIH study identifies new molecules involved in diabetes. … In a new large-scale genetic analysis, scientists … pancreatic cells that are strongly associated with type 2 diabetes. Researchers discovered the microRNAs in groups of … the body uses to regulate energy levels. In people with diabetes, the islets fail to produce sufficient insulin to …
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Researchers show critical association between diabetes and previously unlinked ZRANB3 gene.
… Ph.D. … Researchers show critical association between diabetes and previously unlinked ZRANB3 gene. … National … have reported the largest genomic study of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in sub-Saharan Africans, with data from more … data available on participants through the Africa America Diabetes Mellitus study, the single largest diabetes genomic …
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The largest genomic study on type 2 diabetes in Africans to date has recently been published in Nature Communications and reports the most recent findings of the ongoing Africa America Diabetes Mellitus (AADM) study that has been led by Dr. Charles Rotimi for over two decades.
… Amy Bentley … The largest genomic study on type 2 diabetes in Africans to date has recently been published in … the most recent findings of the ongoing Africa America Diabetes Mellitus (AADM) study that has been led by Dr. … School of Medicine, identified a novel locus for type 2 diabetes, ZRANB3 . The lead variant at this locus is rare in …
Diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus) … Diabetes mellitus is a disease characterized by an inability … glucose, the body's main source of chemical energy. Type I diabetes, also called insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, is …
Research at NHGRI
CRGGH uses genomic tools to understand the pathobiology of metabolic disorders, including obesity, hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, and kidney disease.
… of metabolic disorders, including obesity, hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, and kidney diseases, in different … and populations to chronic complex diseases such diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. Data generated in the … disparities and whether the high rate of diseases like diabetes, hypertension, and obesity among African Americans …
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Dr. Adebowale Adeyemo is an associate investigator and deputy director of NHGRI's Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health.
… disorders, in particular hypertension, obesity and diabetes, are non-communicable conditions of major public … Recently, he led the genome wide analysis for type 2 diabetes in the Africa America Diabetes Mellitus (AADM) Study based on genotypes generated …
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NIH grants aim to gauge if genomics can be used to help diagnose diabetes, manage heart disease and guide cancer clinicians to the most effective drugs.
… aim to gauge if genomics can be used to help diagnose diabetes, keep heart disease patients out of hospitals and … information in diagnosing and treating inherited forms of diabetes. This is the second round of IGNITE grants. Last … of Maryland, Baltimore, for research on inherited diabetes. Using genomics to prescribe heart and cancer drugs …
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NHGRI researchers have developed the Families Sharing Health Assessment and Risk Evaluation (SHARE) workbook, which helps people use their family history to assess their risk for heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer and colorectal cancer.
… family history to assess their risk for heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer and colorectal cancer. Since 2012, … health risks that are known to contribute to higher diabetes and heart disease rates. “One big issue is that many … Personalized family trees associated with heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer and colorectal cancer. Definitions of …