Metabolic Disease

News on research and diagnostics for metabolic disorders and metabolic diseases.

The assay can also be used to assess a broad range of metabolic conditions, including pancreatic tumors, liver disease, acromegaly, and others.  

The test on the Alinity platform is for use in the POC or clinical laboratory setting, and for the quantitative measurement of glucose in arterial and venous whole blood.

The first-ever study looking at diabetes in youths in the five major ethnic and racial groups in the US could not determine a reason for the spike in diabetes diagnoses. 

The three-year-old firm anticipates entering the clinical space later this year with a launch of its metabolomics-based test in Finland.

The meta-analysis further suggested that efforts to screen and treat people at risk of developing diabetes might not be effective.