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FDA approved 1st hybrid closed loop system- Artificial Pancreas Device System

(Source: FDA ) There have been tremendous strides made in the research and development of an Artificial Pancreas Device System. On Septembe...

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Scientists are Closer to a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

Scientists are Closer to a Cure for Type 1 DiabetesA team of European and US scientists say they are getting closer to a cure for Type 1 diabetes.

Their current research is focused on altering pancreatic cells to produce insulin. Altering cells to produce insulin would help diabetics metabolize sugar and reduce or eliminate the need for daily insulin injections, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday.

Future trials will focus on how to activate the cells and then turn them off so too much insulin isn't produced.

To read the full story, visit UPI.com

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