diabetes

Rumour: The development of diabetes is the result of lifestyle choices, not genetics.

Truth: This is false. According to a study published in Nature Genetics, diabetes is the result of both genetics and environmental factors. Researchers found that there are variations in 53 genes responsible for influencing the development of diabetes. Read more about the role of genetics in diabetes onset here.




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