UK researchers found that the KLF14 gene variant was associated with a 30% higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes among women who inherited the gene from their mothers. The findings in the journal Nature Genetics revealed that the gene helps to determine whether excess fat is stored around the waist or around the hips.
KLF14 gene variant tied to increased diabetes risk in women, study finds
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