Chromosomes are long pieces of DNA found in the center (nucleus) of cells. DNA is the material that holds
Chromosomes come in pairs. Normally, each cell in the human body has 23 pairs of chromosomes (46 total chromosomes). Half come from the mother; the other half come from the father.
Two of the chromosomes (the X and the Y chromosome) determine if you are born a boy or a girl (your gender). They are called sex...Read more
The effect of a gene that increases the risk of heat disease is even stronger in people with diabetes who have poor blood glucose (BG)... Read more »
Finding out your child has type 1 diabetes can be terrifying, and figuring out how to work diabetes care management into your life can be downright... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
The two major forms of diabetes are type 1, previously called insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) or juvenile-onset diabetes, and type 2,... Read more »