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2015-01-21 15:01:21

Experts at Saint Louis University have found a way to prevent Type I diabetes in a mouse model by blocking the autoimmune processes responsible for destroying pancreatic beta cells.

2014-12-18 08:28:46

Induced immune tolerance may reduce the need for long-term immunosuppression SAN DIEGO, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc.

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2014-11-07 03:00:51

New research conducted at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has shown that the common blood pressure drug verapamil completely reverses diabetes in animal models.

2014-10-29 08:34:57

First Ever Person with Type 1 Diabetes Receives Experimental Encapsulated Human Stem Cell-Derived Beta Cell Replacement Therapy NEW YORK, Oct.

2014-10-21 08:33:10

Uppsala University Hospital in Sweden will enroll 8 patients in the study, partially supported by a recent grant by the JDRF ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

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2014-10-11 05:53:20

Researchers report they have for the first time successfully converted human embryonic stem cells into insulin-producing beta cells equivalent in nearly every way to regular, normally-functioning beta cells.

2014-09-10 08:29:58

ROSH HA-AYIN, Israel, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beta-O2 announced today that it has received a $500K grant from JDRF.

2014-08-05 17:20:56

Since its landmark discovery in 1922, insulin has improved the health and extended the lives of more than 500 million people worldwide with diabetes mellitus.

type-1 diabetes
2014-08-01 02:00:43

A new study by researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute has found that a peptide called caerulein can convert existing cells in the pancreas into those cells destroyed in type 1 diabetes—insulin-producing beta cells.

2014-07-17 16:25:37

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JDRF, the leading research and advocacy organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research announced today ViaCyte, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine


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2010-12-03 18:12:26

Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...

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