Type 1 Diabetes Reversed with New Beta Cell Implant (Animal Model)

Type 1 Diabetes Reversed with New Beta Cell Implant (Animal Model) Researchers have successfully created a novel biomaterial that can be seeded with insulin-producing beta cells. Implantation of the beta cell-seeded biomaterial reversed diabetes in a mouse model by effectively normalizing glucose levels and significantly increasing survival.

Researchers show some cells in pancreas can spontaneously change into insulin-producing cells

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Joana Casas mcasas@jdrf.org 212-479-7560 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International NEW YORK, April 5, 2010 – Alpha cells in the pancreas, which do not produce insulin, can convert into insulin-producing beta cells, advancing the prospect of regenerating beta cells as a cure for type 1 diabetes. The findings come from…

Diabetes linked to flu

16:08 02 November 2012 by Debora MacKenzie The flu virus has another trick up its sleeve – it may trigger diabetes. The good news is that this discovery may give us a way to prevent some forms of the disease. In diabetes, cells do not take up sugar from the blood. This can happen because…

Drinking chamomile tea daily with meals may help prevent the complications of diabetes, which include loss of vision, nerve damage, and kidney damage

2008 Post for filing Drinking chamomile tea may help fight complications of diabetes Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Drinking chamomile tea daily with meals may help prevent the complications of diabetes, which include loss of vision, nerve damage, and kidney damage, researchers in Japan and the United Kingdom are reporting. The findings could lead…

New research suggests diabetes transmitted from parents to children

2008 posted for filing Contact: Nick Zagorski nzagorski@asbmb.org 301-634-7366 American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology An unusual form of inheritance may have a role in the rising rate of diabetes, especially in children and young adults, in the United States A new study in the September issue of the Journal of Lipid Research suggests…

26th Health Research Report 19 MAR 2008 – Reconstruction

    Editors Top Five:   1.      Mayo Clinic proceedings highlights research about cardiovascular benefits of omega-3 fatty acids 2.      Weight loss more effective than intensive insulin therapy for type 2 diabetics 3.      Extra vitamin D in early childhood cuts adult diabetes risk 4.      What effect does melatonin have in colitis? 5.      Only two per…