People with low birthweight due to genetic factors are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes

People with low birthweight due to genetic factors are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes

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New research published in Diabetologia shows that a genetically lowered birthweight increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study is by Dr Tiange Wang and Dr Lu Qi, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA, and colleagues.

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