Therapy to reverse Type 1 Diabetes by Purdue University

Source: Purdue Engineering

A collagen formulation mixed with pancreatic cells, developed by Purdue University researchers in collaboration with the Indiana University School of Medicine, is the first minimally invasive therapy to successfully reverse Type 1 diabetes within 24 hours and maintain insulin independence for up to 90 days, a pre-clinical animal study shows. For diabetic dogs, the treatment is already in a clinical stage of testing.

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