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Cell Metab. 2011 May 4;13(5):491-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2011.04.003.

Branching out for detection of type 2 diabetes.

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Sarah W. Stedman Nutrition and Metabolism Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27704, USA.

Abstract

Type 2 diabetes is an epidemic disease worldwide, but it is difficult to predict its appearance in the general population. A recent study demonstrates that circulating concentrations of a small group of essential amino acids predict risk for diabetes, contributing to a recent resurgence of interest in these common analytes.

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21531330
DOI:
10.1016/j.cmet.2011.04.003
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