Unusual suspect: Scientists find 'second fiddle' protein has leading role in type 2 diabetes

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Researchers have found that a protein long believed to have a minor role in type 2 diabetes is, in fact, a central player in the development of the condition that affects nearly 26 million people in the United States alone and counts as one of the leading causes of heart disease, stroke and kidney, eye and nerve damage.