A Cure for T1 Diabetes?  Using the Tuberculosis Vaccine??

A Cure for T1 Diabetes? Using the Tuberculosis Vaccine??

Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital are hoping to prove that type 1 diabetes can be reversed with the help of a generic drug. The five-year long, phase II clinical trial, which received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, was announced Sunday...

Research News: Reversing Inflammation Could Cure Diabetes?

Wow, this is some very exciting news.  Scientists have successfully reversed type 1 diabetes in mice by using adult stem cells and cell surface molecular engineering to reduce the destruction of insulin-producing islet cells. Wow! This article is somewhat technical,...
Are You Ready for Engineered Insulin?

Are You Ready for Engineered Insulin?

According to engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology are working on a new type of engineered insulin that can circulate in the bloodstream for at least 10 hours, which responds quickly to changes in blood sugar levels.  Patients might not need to monitor...

HOT NEWS: Vaccine on the Horizon

Making the T1D Vaccine a Reality By Emily Howell October 15, 2014  Nanoparticle-based vaccine is designed to re-educate the immune system and halt the attack on the pancreas Over the last three years, Selecta Bioscience, a clinical stage biotechnology company, has...