Article Highlight: Researchers cure diabetes in mice without side effects


This past week University of Texas researchers reported that they had effectively cured a number of mice with type 1 diabetes.

Type 1 diabetes is caused by a lack of normally-present beta cells in the pancreas. These special cells produce insulin, the hormone that allows your body to use sugar. Using gene transfer, the scientists modified different cell types to produce insulin in response to sugar (glucose), creating the functionality that type 1 diabetics lack. Though this was not the focus of this research, the treatment could also potentially restore functionality in for type 2 diabetes where the existing beta cells have ceased to function properly.

The mice lacked symptoms of type 1 diabetes for 1 year without any side effects, according to the researchers. They hope to begin human clinical trials in as soon as three years.


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