Diabetes Breakthrough

Posted on December 16, 2006  Comments (0)

Diabetes breakthrough by Tom Blackwell:

In a discovery that has stunned even those behind it, scientists at a Toronto hospital say they have proof the body’s nervous system helps trigger diabetes, opening the door to a potential near-cure of the disease

The researchers caution they have yet to confirm their findings in people, but say they expect results from human studies within a year or so. Any treatment that may emerge to help at least some patients would likely be years away from hitting the market.

More: Canadian scientists reverse diabetes in miceType 1 Diabetes May Be Caused By Disruption of Link Between Nerve Cells and Beta Cells

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