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Mexicans lead diabetes study

Mexico, Mar (Notimex).- Mexican researchers led a global study to show that diabetes is primarily a genetic disease, rather than obesity and family history.


Seven thousand 258 people participated in the largest genetic study done in the world.


The results highlight the influence of genetics and family inheritance on the obesity factor in cases diagnosed with type 2 diabetes before 46 years of age.


After this age, the weight of these two factors, mainly that of family inheritance, decreases in the face of obesity.


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