Stem cells from diabetic patients coaxed to become insulin-secreting cells

Posted by on May 10, 2016 5:28 pm
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Signaling a potential new approach to treating diabetes, researchers have produced insulin-secreting cells from stem cells derived from patients with type 1 diabetes. The new discovery suggests a personalized treatment approach to diabetes may be on the horizon — one that relies on the patients’ own stem cells to manufacture new cells that make insulin.

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