Stop oversimplifying type 2: researcher

Australian researchers believe they have made a genetic discovery that should lead to a “rethink” on how type 2 diabetes is classified and treated.

They have revealed a “multitude” of genes responsible for metabolic disorders, according to a presentation at the Australian Diabetes Society & Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADS-ADEA ) Annual Scientific Meeting in Melbourne on Wednesday.

Their discovery includes a previously unrecognised gene believed to cause obesity.

“We need to stop oversimplifying type 2 diabetes as a