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Researchers identify novel biomarker for diabetes risk
Date:9/16/2013

hat role, but these experimental data are intriguing in that this molecule could be contributing in some manner to the development of the disease itself."

Future laboratory studies may determine exactly how 2-AAA regulates function of the pancreatic cells and how and when the body makes this molecule. On the clinical side, researchers might study whether the administration of these metabolites to humans causes similar effects to those observed in animal models.

"The value of markers like these, which are metabolites, is that they can be given to people as nutritional supplements. These are amino acid derivatives that are byproducts of metabolism. Studies in humans can be done to see if there are similar patterns to what is seen experimentally," Wang said.

Type 2 diabetes is present in 5 to 10 percent of adults in the United States and is more prevalent among obese and overweight individuals, who comprise two-thirds of adults.

"Diabetes is common and the prevalence will only rise in coming years fueled by the rise of obesity. Understanding why diabetes occurs and how it might be prevented is a very intense area of investigation because of the serious consequences of having the disease," Wang said. "It is certainly a focus of many research groups to understand how we might develop strategies to detect diabetes risk at an earlier stage and intervene."


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Contact: Kathy Whitney
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615-322-4747
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
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