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A nurse working in a diabetes clinic is planning a community program regarding the disease, particularly its known risk factors. Which information should the nurse include regarding genetic contribution to this disease?
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▸ Only about 12 genes have been linked to a higher risk for diabetes.

▸ Diabetes risk genes are responsible for only about 10% of the risk of inheriting this disease.

▸ An increased risk for developing diabetes is likely due to the interaction among many genes.

▸ Inheritance is only one of the factors associated with increased risk for developing diabetes.

▸ The environment may cause changes in some genes that make the development of diabetes more likely.
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Genetics and Genomics for Nursing


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▸Diabetes risk genes are responsible for only about 10% of the risk of inheriting this disease.
▸An increased risk for developing diabetes is likely due to the interaction among many genes.
▸Inheritance is only one of the factors associated with increased risk for developing diabetes.
▸The environment may cause changes in some genes that make the development of diabetes more likely.

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