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Gender-Specific Diabetes Biomarkers

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A study in Endocrine Reviews highlights the growing body evidence of gender-specific risks for type 2 diabetes, as reported by MedicalExpress. Among other markers, women appear to gain some protection from diabetes onset through estrogen levels, but lose that protective effect during menopause. Higher stomach and liver fat for men poses a greater risk of diabetes. Researchers reviewed the biomarkers for the disease and for its detection.