Branching out for detection of type 2 diabetes.


Journal Article

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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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Shah, SH; Svetkey, LP; Newgard, CB

Published Date

  • May 4, 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 13 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 491 - 492

PubMed ID

  • 21531330

Pubmed Central ID

  • 21531330

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1932-7420

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cmet.2011.04.003


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States