We all know that sugar and certain chemicals cause kids to go nuts sometimes. Parents avoid the sugar-highs and lows as much as possible to eliminate tantrums and emotional explosions.
Your genetic makeup helps determine how much you get out of dieting and exercising. Researchers now aim to identify the genes that determine the effect that diabetes patients get from diet and exercise. If the researchers succeed in identifying the gene variants they are looking for, the project could pave the way for improved personalized prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetic patients.