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Obesity poses a major risk for liver disease in children

Children with type 1 diabetes and obesity are 50% more at risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease than non-obese children with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published in Journal of Diabetes and its Complications.

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Strong genetic risk for type 2 diabetes discovered

A Danish study, published in The Lancet Regional Health-Europe, has identified a strong association between a variant of the HNF1A gene and the risk type 2 diabetes in the Greenland Inuit population.

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Adults should be screened for type 2 diabetes

Routine screening of adults for HbA1c would be beneficial for diagnosing type 2 diabetes and avoiding long-term complications, according to research published in Diabetologia.

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