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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.
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Insulin is required for the regulation of blood sugar levels. In type I diabetes, the cells that produce insulin are destroyed by the immune system.
Columbia researchers have conducted a study that suggests cells inside intestines could be employed to make insulin for patients with type I diabetes.
A study by Columbia researchers suggests that cells in the patient's intestine could be coaxed into making insulin, circumventing the need for a stem cell transplant.
A research collaboration between the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Children's Hospital Boston has developed "smart" injectable nanotherapeutics that can be programmed to selectively deliver drugs to the cells of the pancreas.
Impaired glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in the kidney leads to end-stage renal disease and increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and death. Patients with Type I diabetes are at an increased for kidney disease, but there are no interventions that have proved to prevent impaired GFR in these people.
New research that significantly improves our understanding of how insulin interacts with cells in the human body is published today.
St Jude Children's Research Hospital study results suggest new approaches for preventing disease
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study results suggest new approaches for preventing disease MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St.
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