Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 83 , Segment 2
Episode: Veteran Depression, Diabetes, PTSD, Water Pricing
- Jun 17, 2015 9:00 pm
- 14:46 mins
Guests: Jeff Tessem, Ph.D., Assistant professor of Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Science at BYU. Ben Bitner, BYU student and research assistant at the Tessem Lab. Diabetes afflicts nearly 400 million people around the world, according to the International Diabetes Federation. It’s a staggering figure, and despite decades of research and billions of dollars, a cure remains elusive. Scientists and BYU and Duke University have just published research identifying a gene that appears key in triggering the cellular malfunction that leads to diabetes.