Tag: insulin

Oct 15 2014

New Stem Cell Treatment May Cure Type 1 Diabetes

In a paper published in the journal Cell, Douglas Melton announces that he has created a virtually unlimited supply of the cells that are missing in people with type 1 diabetes. By replacing these cells—and then protecting them from attack by the body’s immune system—Melton, now a professor and stem cell researcher at Harvard, says …

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