The ambitious goal of research combining diabetes and genetics is to discover the cause of, and targeted care for, type 2 diabetes.
One prerequisite for better care of diabetes is a clearer understanding of the associated spectrum of diseases.
A research project started early this year aims to identify the role of heredity in type 2 diabetes. Funded by the Academy of Finland, this five-year project is led by FiDiPro Professor Leif Groop, Head of the Lund University Diabetes Centre in Sweden and one of the world’s best known diabetes researchers.
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