Soon, drug that may make diabetes jabs history

WASHINGTON - Hopes have been raised of a new treatment to free thousands of diabetes sufferers from the burden of daily needle injections.

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Gene that may play role in type 1 diabetes identified

WASHINGTON - A gene that may play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the body’s insulin-producing cells has been identified by scientists at Stanford University.

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Intensive glucose control improves complications of longstanding type 1 diabetes

WASHINGTON - Intensive control of glucose reduces the complications of longstanding type 1 diabetes by fifty percent, according to a study.

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Researchers to begin implanting pig cells in humans as experimental treatment for diabetes

Researchers to implant pig cells in diabetics

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A New Zealand biotech company began a trial Thursday that will implant cells from newborn pigs into eight human volunteers as an experimental treatment for their diabetes.

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NZ researchers to begin implanting pig cells in humans as experimental treatment for diabetes

NZ researchers to implant pig cells in diabetics

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A New Zealand biotech company began a trial Thursday of an experimental treatment for diabetes in which cells from newborn pigs will be implanted into eight human volunteers.

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Top 10 “Diabetes fads” or Myths

confused-personDo you often get confused by sayings such as “whether eating too much of sweets leading to diabetes”? These are some of the myths build up by the misconception of the common people. Let us clear your doubts.

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Type I diabetes can be restrict by controlling immune system

diabetes-type-ITests under way to see if controlling immune system might curb Type 1 diabetes

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Vitamin C may help stop diabetes damage

WASHINGTON - Harold Hamm Oklahoma Diabetes Center researchers have found a link between taking vitamin C with insulin and stopping blood vessel damage caused by type 1 diabetes.

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Preventative therapy for Type 1 diabetes found

WASHINGTON - In a major breakthrough, scientists have found a preventative therapy for Type 1 diabetes- by making the body’s killer immune cells tolerate the insulin-producing cells they would normally attack and destroy, prior to disease onset.

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Why diabetics have high blood glucose levels

WASHINGTON - A research team, including an Indian-origin boffin, has shed light on why people with diabetes have high blood glucose levels.

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