Genetic Components



Can a Genetic Test Predict Your Chances of Developing Type 2 Diabetes?

Diabetes is a global pandemic. One in 11 adults has diabetes and in 2040, 1 in 10 adults will have diabetes. It is one of the most important global …

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Are Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Genetic?

Diabetes is a complex disease that has no single cause.  You may wonder how you developed yours.  You may also worry whether your children might …


What Are the Causes and Genetic Components of Type 1 Diabetes?

Reviewed by: Dr. Qin Yang, M.D., Ph.D. 4/18. The exact causes of type 1 diabetes are not yet known. But genetics, family history, and environmental …