Study Finds Gene That Reduces Diabetes Risk


Published 03/03 2014 08:13AM

Updated 03/03 2014 05:54PM

New hope in the fight against Type-2 Diabetes.

A new study of 150,000 people has found an extremely rare mutation that protects against the disease.

The effect is so pronounced, it reduces the risk by two thirds and even protects overweight people.

Work is reportedly starting on a drug to mimic the gene mutation but it could take 10 to 20 years to reach market

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