She woke up in a hospital bed, not quite herself. Her wrist was broken. Her ears buzzed. She couldn't talk. Before she faded back into unconsciousness, her mother tried to explain where she was and why.
Researchers have made a significant first step with newly engineered biomaterials for cell transplantation that could help lead to a possible cure for Type 1 diabetes, which affects about 3 million Americans.
Researchers found no evidence that a viral infection caused rapid-onset type 1 diabetes in 24 children with a genetic susceptibility to the disease who participated in The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) international study.