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Diabetes

22 October 2010

Dad's diet gives daughter diabetes

Fathers who eat a high-fat diet may give their daughters diabetes, a study using rats has suggested.

Fathers who eat a high-fat diet may give their daughters diabetes, a study using rats has suggested. Such studies are difficult to conduct in humans because it is hard to control other environmental factors.

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