Insulin ‘still produced’ in most people with type 1 diabetes

Contact: Louise Vennells l.vennells@exeter.ac.uk 44-077-685-11866 Diabetologia New technology has enabled scientists to prove that most people with type 1 diabetes have active beta cells, the specialised insulin-making cells found in the pancreas. Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body’s immune system destroys the cells making insulin, the substance that enables glucose in the blood to…