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Scientists believe in more types of diabetes

A type of diabetes has been found to not only involve glucose metabolism and decreased absorption of fat in the intestinal tract. Both functions are believed to revolve around pancreatic roles with the pancreas producing insulin for glucose metabolism and enzymes that assist with digestion of fat. This new specific form of diabetes is believed to run in families, which implies a different method of treatment for these people.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Research Council of Norway

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About: Scientists believe in more types of diabetes

Date: 5 January 2006

Source: The Research Council of Norway


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