endocrinology
Type 2 diabetes

Five new subgroups of type 2 diabetes pave the way to precision medicine

A refined classification system creating five phenotypic ‘clusters’ for type 2 diabetes heralds a major step towards precision medicine in diabetes, researchers say in the Lancet. A Swedish study identified five distinct sub-groups of diabetes in adults on the basis of variables including glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies (GADA), age, BMI, HbA1c and estimates of β-cell ...

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