Center for Diabetes Research

The New York Times 02.03.14

Rare Gene Found to Protect Against Type 2 Diabetes

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A new study based on genetic testing of 150,000 people has found a rare
mutation that protects even fat people from getting Type 2 diabetes. The effect is
so pronounced — the mutation reduces risk by two-thirds — that it provides a
promising new target for developing a drug to mimic the mutation’s effect.

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