Diabetes is a disease that occurs when the blood glucose level, also called blood sugar, is too high. Blood sugar is your main source of energy and comes from the food you eat. Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, helps glucose from food enter cells to be used for energy. Sometimes the body of someone with this condition doesn't make enough or any insulin, or doesn't use insulin well. The glucose therefore remains in the blood and does not reach the cells.
Diabetes panel is used to identify genetic variants associated with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, which are chronic conditions that affect the body's ability to regulate blood sugar levels. Diabetes can cause a wide range of health problems, including cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, and nerve damage. This panel tests for genetic variants that are known to affect insulin production and signaling, as well as genes involved in metabolic function.
This panel is designed for individuals with a family history of diabetes or individuals with symptoms of the condition, such as frequent thirst or urination. Genetic testing can provide information on disease risk and severity, as well as inform treatment and management decisions. Testing can also inform lifestyle modifications, such as changes to diet and exercise habits.
The analysis takes into consideration the mutation of germline DNA, it investigates SNP and Indel mutations up to 150 bp.
- Available in less than 24 hours
- Based on Whole Genome Sequencing
- More than 50 genes analyzed
- Investigates SNP and Indel mutations up to 150 bp
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This product is only meant for customers who already purchased a MyGenome Test