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Lower risk for type 2 diabetes among people with type O blood

December 19, 2014

People with the blood types A, B and AB have a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes than those with type O, according to recent study findings published in Diabetologia.

“The present study shows for the first time in a large prospective cohort that specific ABO blood groups are associated with an increased type 2 diabetes risk,” Guy Fagherazzi, PhD, of the Center for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health at Gustave Roussy Institute in France, said in a press release.

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