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Using microRNA to detect early signs of type 2 diabetes
Obesity is a major risk factor for insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, but researchers at Children's National Hospital now have a better understanding of what drives this biochemical process. Watch Robert Freishtat, M.D., M.P.H., a genomics and precision medicine researcher, talk about new research about circulating adipocyte-derived exosomes, which was presented at the American Diabetes Association's 79th Scientific Sessions.
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Robert Freishtat, MD
Senior Investigator, Center for Genetic Medicine Research
Emergency Medicine Physician
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