Study: Blood protein could forecast diabetes onset

09/23/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

Postmenopausal women with higher levels of sex hormone binding globulin protein showed increased physical activity, estrogen-replacement therapy use and coffee intake, while low levels of SHBG were associated with higher BMI, a study indicated. The results in Clinical Chemistry suggest the protein may serve as a marker for future diabetes risk in older women, researchers said.

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