Navigation Links
Disturbed regulation of insulin production
Date:4/16/2008

Type 2 Diabetes is a chronic disease with rising prevalence rates throughout the world. In Germany, about 8 million people are affected. These numbers could even be an underestimation as a relatively high number of undiagnosed diabetics remains. The newly-published meta analysis 1) on the genetics of type 2 diabetes casts new light on the origin of this disease. With participation of scientists of the Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, the international study confirms findings that the disease is at least partly based on a misregulation of insulin producing cells.

The newly published meta analysis, in which 90 scientists from more than 40 centers were involved, evaluated data of 15 European and American studies. It was possible to identify six new genes that play a role in the development of type 2 diabetes. This brings the number of genes associated with the disease to 16.

Type 2 diabetes is characterized by perpetually raised blood sugar levels, which, untreated, can lead to damage of blood vessels, the kidneys and other important organs. Life style factors, such as overweight and lack of exercise, play an important role for disease aetiology. Nevertheless, a strong genetic component also underlies type 2 diabetes, which has been studied for some years, with the help of linkage and association studies. The knowledge now gained allows new insights into the mechanisms responsible for the control of blood sugar levels in the blood.


'/>"/>

Contact: Heinz-Jrg Haury
haury@helmoltz-muenchen.de
0049-893-187-2460
Helmholtz Zentrum Mnchen - German Research Center for Environmental Health
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Journal SLEEP: disturbed sleep linked to poorer daytime function in older women
2. Golden State Medical Supply Selects IBM Technology to Comply With California Prescription Drug Pedigree Regulations
3. Statement from Lorillard Tobacco on FDA-Tobacco Regulation Legislation
4. AMA Applauds House Committee Passage of Tobacco Regulation Bill; Calls for Full House Passage
5. Federal Regulation Will Require Renovators to Work Safely with Lead-Paint
6. Food Policy Institute primer on food imports and regulations
7. The regulation of negative emotions: Impact on brain activity
8. APHA Says New Ozone Regulations a Missed Opportunity to Protect Publics Health
9. Insurers Support Strengthened Federal Regulation and Oversight for Marketing to Medicare Beneficiaries
10. New Patient Safety Proposed Regulation Aims to Improve Health Care Quality and Patient Safety
11. Abuse history affects pain regulation in women with irritable bowel syndrome
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... September 02, 2015 , ... ... large stream of mixed documents that include EOBs, payments, and payment related documents. ... the data needed to reconcile their billing, with one efficient process and interface,“ ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) , ... September 02, 2015 ... ... the Health Sciences clinical and academic partnership has earned international recognition as a ... rare genetic disorder that can cause sudden, catastrophic internal bleeding and stroke. ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... September 02, 2015 , ... ... largest and fastest-growing interim clinical staffing companies, has completed a recapitalization with ... , BPOC and Heritage Group each offer extensive expertise and ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... Kansas City, KS (PRWEB) , ... September 02, 2015 , ... ... recently opened its newest office in Kansas – its Johnson County location. ... backgrounds in healthcare. Mike has a registered nurse background and spent over 20 years ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... September 02, 2015 , ... Ovarian cancer continues to be ... risk of getting ovarian cancer in her lifetime is approximately 1 in 75. This ... ovarian cancer, and 14,000 will die. , There is no test to detect ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:AliusDoc Launches Enhanced AD-EOB A/R Data Capture Solution to Streamline Processing of Payment-Related Documents Together with EOBs 2Health News:UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Named Center of Excellence for Rare Disorder 2Health News:UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Named Center of Excellence for Rare Disorder 3Health News:UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Named Center of Excellence for Rare Disorder 4Health News:Medical Solutions Completes Recapitalization with Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company and Heritage Group 2Health News:Medical Solutions Completes Recapitalization with Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company and Heritage Group 3Health News:Medical Solutions Completes Recapitalization with Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company and Heritage Group 4Health News:Amada Senior Care Expands to Greater Kansas City 2Health News:National Ovarian Cancer Coalition's DFW Chapter Features First Annual Teal Lights Display This Friday, September 4th, "National Wear Teal Day" 2Health News:National Ovarian Cancer Coalition's DFW Chapter Features First Annual Teal Lights Display This Friday, September 4th, "National Wear Teal Day" 3
... , , WASHINGTON, July 24 ... today in support of the minimum wage increase from $6.55 an hour ... minimum wage increase is an important step in recovering our economy, rebuilding ... it is only one of three prongs necessary to create a real ...
... common, but labeling is not required, report states , ... "enhance" uncooked meat and poultry can pose serious health ... Many fresh meat and poultry products are injected with ... not required to be listed on food labels, according ...
... , , CLEVELAND, July 24 /PRNewswire/ ... access for the uninsured and underinsured to a wide range of health ... 25 and 26, at the W.O. Walker Center, 10524 Euclid Ave. The ... provide 1100 medical, 300 vision and 200 dental patient visits. Appointments ...
... , CHICAGO, July 24 ... in designing and manufacturing portable rechargeable systems, today ... single-output power supplies. The new 350-watt series, designed ... delivers an industry-leading converter efficiency of up to ...
... WESTBROOK, Maine, July 24 IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... second quarter of 2009 were $265.7 million compared to $280.6 ... as defined below, was 5%. Earnings per diluted share ("EPS") ... to $0.63 for the same period in the prior year. ...
... ... Texans find affordable, direct access to medical lab testing through Any Lab Test Now®. , ... Plano, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2009 -- This ... company has found its niche. Opened December 2008, Any Lab Test Now® in ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Fresh-Meat Additives May Be Dangerous for Kidney Patients 2Health News:U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown to Lend Support at MedWorks' Free Medical Clinic This Weekend 2Health News:Convection Cooled 350-Watt Open Frame Power Supply Meets Medical and Industrial Safety Standards 2Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 2Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 3Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 4Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 5Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 6Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 7Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 8Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 9Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 10Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 11Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 12Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 13Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 14Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 15Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 16Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 17Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 18Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 19Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 20Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 21Health News:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 22Health News:Cost-Conscious Texans Find Relief with Direct Access Lab Testing 2
(Date:9/2/2015)... , Sept. 2, 2015  Boca Raton ... FACS, has begun performing ultra-minimally invasive left atrial ... on anticoagulants such as Coumadin, Xarelto or Effient. ... at the Hospital, is one of a select ... involves making two microscopic incisions in order to ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEMD ), today announced that ... the Rodman & Renshaw 17th Annual Global Investment Conference in ... ET on Thursday, September 10, 2015. The presentation ... webcast which can be accessed by visiting the investor relations ... The webcast will be archived for thirty days.  ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... TORONTO , Sept. 2, ... ) (OTCQB: GNBT) today announced that its ... cannabis co-development arrangement with CannScience Innovations Inc. ... Generex and CannScience have entered into ... Pursuant to the Agreement, Generex has licensed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Boca Regional Introduces Ultra-Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation Patients 2Boca Regional Introduces Ultra-Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation Patients 3Generex Announces Formalization of Buccal Cannabis Co-Development Plan 2Generex Announces Formalization of Buccal Cannabis Co-Development Plan 3
... SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO) Biomedical Solutions Division ... integrated, stand-alone solution for GMP compliant processing and preparation ... use, has been installed at the University of Alabama ... the CPWS, as well as marking SANYO,s first to ...
... YORK, June 8, 2011 The winning products in this ... by UBM Canon , received their gold or silver ... Design & Manufacturing East (MD&M East) 2011 Conference and ... York City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/LA16070LOGO ...
Cached Medicine Technology:SANYO Installs First Cell Processing Work Station in the United States at University of Alabama at Birmingham 2SANYO Installs First Cell Processing Work Station in the United States at University of Alabama at Birmingham 3Innovative Medical Products Showcased at MD&M East Ceremony 2Innovative Medical Products Showcased at MD&M East Ceremony 3Innovative Medical Products Showcased at MD&M East Ceremony 4
For accurately monitoring core temperature and heart and breath sounds as well as for gastric suctioning....
For accurately monitoring core temperature and heart and breath sounds....
... Level 1 enables hospitals ... patient monitors to a ... Our temperature monitoring disposale ... are superior in their ...
... Level 1 enables ... multiparameter patient monitors to ... series. Our temperature monitoring ... cables are superior in ...
Medicine Products: