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July 24, 2018

Way back in 2002 we had an article on in our newsletter on the newly discovered INGAP peptide (http://www.diabetesincontrol.com/issue-111-item-19-ingap-peptide-an-initiator-of-beta-cell-growth/ ) This peptide was thought to be able to regenerate beta cells, and early on it looked like a possible cure. Over the past 16 years we have had multiple features on …

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Aaron Vinik 2018 Complete Interview

AARON I. VINIK, MD, PhD, FCP, MACP, FACE is a global leader in basic and clinical neuropathy. He, in essence, has defined the heterogeneity of neuropathy, established a need for a modular approach depending on the particular nerve fiber damaged, and pioneered immunotherapy for autoimmune neuropathies.  He was awarded a lifetime achievement award by EASD Neurodiab in 2011 for his contributions to the understanding of neuropathies. In 2016, he received the American College of Endocrinology (AACE) Distinction in Endocrinology Award in recognition of advancing the understanding of endocrinology through research and education.

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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #135: Pathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Part 6

In utero fetal malnutrition: Low birth weight is associated with the development of IGT and T2DM in a number of populations. Developmental studies in animals and humans have demonstrated that poor nutrition and impaired fetal growth (small babies at birth) are associated with impaired insulin secretion and/or reduced beta-cell mass. Fetal malnutrition can also lead to the development of insulin resistance later in life.

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Aaron Vinik 2018 Full Interview

In this Exclusive Interview, Aaron Vinik, Diabetes in Control board member, talks with Diabetes in Control Publisher Steve Freed during the AACE 2018 convention in Boston, MA about the current position on the protein INGAP and the work to stop the body's attack on beta cells, which hinders advancement in this research. He also shares on balancing the body's autonomic nervous system.

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