Water T2 Biomarker Could Help Stop Diabetes Before It Starts

Friday, October 5, 2018
David P. Cistola, MD, PhD, director of TTUHSC El Paso’s Center of Emphasis in Diabetes and Metabolism, has discovered a biomarker that could help detect a condition that precedes Type 2 diabetes early enough to prevent the disease from taking hold. The biomarker, water T2, can be measured in just a few minutes using a small blood sample from a finger stick.

By Leonard Martinez “Eureka” moments still happen in scientific research. TTUHSC El Paso biomedical sciences professor David P. Cistola, M.D., Ph.D., had his moment in August 2014 when…

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