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Diabetes Vaccine
Posted: Monday, April 15, 2013
Bacillus-Calmette-Guerin vaccine may cause TNF release to destroy autoimmune cells attacking the pancreas."

Stem Cells Treating Diabetic Wounds
Posted: Monday, March 25, 2013
Diabetic patients have an impaired ability to heal wounds, so there is a critical need to develop new treatments to improve healing.

Transplanted Pancreas Tissue May Lead to Better Glucose Control
Posted: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Israeli researchers have developed tissue from the islets of Langerhans that may help insulin-producing cells survive longer, and generate more insulin and other necessary hormones.

Closed-loop Artificial Pancreas Works
Posted: Monday, June 25, 2012
Closed-loop insulin delivery, also known as the "artificial pancreas," may help improve overnight glycemic control in the youngest patients....

Diabetic Pancreatic Cancer Patients Live Longer with Diabetes Drug
Posted: Tuesday, April 17, 2012
About 80 percent of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer also have diabetes.

Artificial Pancreas Testing Approved for Outpatients
Posted: Saturday, March 31, 2012
The FDA has approved a key testing phase for an artificial pancreas developed by researchers of the University of Virginia, which could potentially automate care for millions of those with type 1 diabetes.

BPA's Diabetes Link Strengthened by New Study
Posted: Monday, February 27, 2012
Growing evidence suggests that even minuscule amounts of BPA (used in everything from pesticides to water bottles) can scramble hormone signals, and trick fat cells into taking in more fat or mislead the pancreas into secreting excess insulin.

Type 1 Develops More Slowly Than Thought
Posted: Monday, February 27, 2012
Study finds gradual decline in insulin production, which could extend treatment options.

Stem Cell Therapy May Reverse Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2012
An immune regulator from healthy cord blood stem cells (CB-SCs) can "educate" the T cells of a person with type 1 diabetes, enabling the pancreas to produce insulin.

Weight Loss Improves Beta Cell Function in Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Beta cell function can improve after just 12 weeks of weight loss in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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