Possible Diabetes Cure Coming Closer
Apr 4, 2020
Editor: David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA
Author: Mit Suthar, PharmD. Candidate, LECOM School of Pharmacy
Principal investigator Dr. Jeffrey R. Millman, an assistant professor of medicine and biomedical engineering at Washington University, revealed the vital breakthrough on February 24th that they successfully cured diabetes in mice by infusing them with converted human cells which were programmed to produce insulin.
Converted human stem cells functionally cured the mice with diabetes for at least nine months and, in some cases for a whole year. The transformed cells produced insulin which allowed the mice to decrease their high blood sugars. For some mice, their blood sugars returned to normal after as little as two weeks....
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