Chemicals May Increase Diabetes Risk, Not Just Genes, Weight and Exercise

Chemicals in the water, soil, or buildings around you could be upping your risk of developing diabetes, according to new research from Stanford University. While genetics, diet and weight all feed into one's chances of getting adult-onset (type II) diabetes, these factors can only explain a portion of the risk -- environmental risk factors may offer a deeper understanding of why people develop the disease. Using a new technique which mimics the way scientists mapped the human genome,...Full Story
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