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New Research

I received the newsletter from JDRF and the main article was about new research indicating some people with type 1 still produce their own insulin after diagnosis.

The results of the research offer the hope that, in future, it might be possible to encourage a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes patient’s own beta cells to reproduce as a means of replacing those being destroyed by the disease. The development of such a therapy could mean that some patients with type 1 diabetes would be able to produce their own insulin for a longer period, thereby reducing the need for pharmaceutical interventions.

Read the full article at http://www.drwf.org.uk/tabid/705/View/true/ParentId/204/language/en-GB/Default.aspx?utm_source=MailingList&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=DRWFUK+June+10