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Diabetes Gene Recently Identified

Monday, June 20th, 2016 in Medical Field - Genetics.

Researchers have identified the gene they now consider responsible for the onset of type 2 diabetes, inspiring optimism for treatments to prevent and hopefully reverse the condition. The disease, which accounts for the greatest number of diabetes cases, has an unknown cause. It is a progressive condition in which the body either fights the normal Read more…

Cardiac Genetic Counselors in Today’s Medicine

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 in Medical Field - Genetics.

Genetic counselors play a vital role in providing comprehensive cardiac care; employing specialized experience in the disciplines of medical genetics and counseling. The National Society of Genetic Counselors reports approximately 2,700 genetic counselors working in the United States, most working in cancer and reproductive genetic counseling; however an increasing number of these professional are choosing Read more…