NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers led by the Joslin Diabetes Center's Alessandro Doria and Lu Qi from the Harvard School of Public Health have undertaken a three-stage, genome-wide analysis that has uncovered a genetic variant linked to increased coronary heart disease risk in people with type 2 diabetes.

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