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New discovery on cause of type 2 diabetes

Researchers have made a huge discovery that could help prevent and treat type 2 diabetes. They have found that a hormone called HISS is responsible for sugar storage as well as insulin. People with type 2 diabetes have low levels of HISS or none. The goal now is how to enhance levels of HISS or prevent its non-production.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by CBC Manitoba

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About: New discovery on cause of type 2 diabetes

Date: 3 November 2004

Source: CBC Manitoba


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