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Plant protein regulates diabetes treatment | Chemistry World

Plant protein regulates diabetes treatment | Chemistry World | Diabetes research | Scoop.it
Nanogel mimics the pancreas by releasing insulin in response to glucose fluctuations
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Seems like there are a few approaches to these nano gels for self regulation.

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Better Body & Brain's curator insight, July 1, 2015 2:49 PM

We want to explore natural alternatives for curing Diabetes, rather than simply covering up the symptoms with western pharmaceuticals

 

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Researchers find neurons engage in ‘cross talk’ with pancreas cells in early development

Researchers find neurons engage in ‘cross talk’ with pancreas cells in early development | Diabetes research | Scoop.it
The human body is a complicated system of blood vessels, nerves, organs, tissue and cells each with a specific job to do. When all are working together, it’s a symphony of form and function as each instrument plays its intended roles.
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Type 1 diabetes study identifies subset of patients with strong response to therapy

Type 1 diabetes study identifies subset of patients with strong response to therapy | Diabetes research | Scoop.it
Primary results from a new clinical trial show that a discrete subset of patients with type 1 diabetes treated with the monoclonal antibody teplizumab (MacroGenics, Inc.) demonstrated especially robust response with greater preservation of...
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Another article covering the teplizumab early diagnosis treatment in order to prolong natural B Cell count and thus insulin production. Published article linked in the site.

 

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The Orgenesis Approach to a Diabetes Cure: Turning Liver Cells into Beta Cells

The Orgenesis Approach to a Diabetes Cure: Turning Liver Cells into Beta Cells | Diabetes research | Scoop.it
Dr. Sarah Ferber, Orgenesis founder, is turning a patient's own liver cells into insulin producing beta cells in an attept to find a diabetes cure.
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Bring on the clinical trials. Would work nicely in combination with the "reverse vaccine". Orgenesis to build up the Beta cell count and the reverse vaccine to stop the immune system from attacking the Beta cells.

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'Reverse vaccine' for Type 1 diabetes seems to pass human test

'Reverse vaccine' for Type 1 diabetes seems to pass human test | Diabetes research | Scoop.it
A "reverse vaccine " that allows people with Type 1 diabetes to produce their own insulin has passed its first test with human subjects, according to a new study.
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Glad to see no side effects so far. Some good preliminary data and written up in a very understandable lingo. I may scoop a few very scientific based articles from time to time.

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News in Brief: Experimental type 1 diabetes treatment shows ...

News in Brief: Experimental type 1 diabetes treatment shows ... | Diabetes research | Scoop.it
Using an experimental DNA-based therapy, scientists might slow the self-destructive immune reaction against insulin-making cells that causes type 1 diabetes. The finding, appearing in the June 26 Science Translational ...
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Cant wait :)

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Diabetes Pictures: Type 1 Diabetes Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments

WebMD offers a pictorial overview of the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of type 1 diabetes.
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Covers the Basics

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Type 1 Diabetes Hope: Animal-to-Human Cell Transplants – WebMD

Type 1 Diabetes Hope: Animal-to-Human Cell Transplants – WebMD | Diabetes research | Scoop.it
Researchers working with rodents say they're one step closer.
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Study suggests vaccine for type 1 diabetes treatment - Press TV

Study suggests vaccine for type 1 diabetes treatment - Press TV | Diabetes research | Scoop.it
Press TV Study suggests vaccine for type 1 diabetes treatment Press TV Patients in the vaccine group, no matter the dosage, saw the number of killer cells fall and the amount of proinsulin rise over 15 weeks without affecting the rest of their...
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Glucagon increased satiety in patients with type 1 diabetes | Endocrinology

Glucagon increased satiety in patients with type 1 diabetes | Endocrinology | Diabetes research | Scoop.it
Endocrinology | New data demonstrate glucagon significantly increased feelings of satiety among healthy lean participants and in patients with type 1 diabetes, but not among those who were obese.
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Not feeling full? Pop a glucagon.. :P

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Student forms Sugar Dogs nonprofit to help diabetic children

Student forms Sugar Dogs nonprofit to help diabetic children | Diabetes research | Scoop.it
Annagrace Gardner was 11 years old when she was diagnosed last year with Type 1 diabetes.
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Diabetes Dogs are amazing! Even more incredible when you have such a young and dedicated lady that is looking out for others already! Brilliant.

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Researcher: Mayo Clinic, U of M grant helps in race for diabetes cure

Researcher: Mayo Clinic, U of M grant helps in race for diabetes cure | Diabetes research | Scoop.it
The Minnesota Partnership is driving a "Decade of Discovery" steamroller in high gear toward diabetes.
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Yet another potential use of graphene. Sounds like some exciting research to be done here...

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John F. Russell: Phil Southerland inspiring those with diabetes 1 race at a time

Phil Southerland was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was just 7 months old, and he has been inspiring others ever since.
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Always inspiring to see and hear about athletes still going pro...

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Drug shows promising results in fight against type 1 diabetes - Diabetes.co.uk

Drug shows promising results in fight against type 1 diabetes - Diabetes.co.uk | Diabetes research | Scoop.it
Drug shows promising results in fight against type 1 diabetes Diabetes.co.uk The results of a Phase III clinical trial of the drug teplizumab, published online in the journal Diabetes, showed it was able to effectively stop type 1 diabetes in its...
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Always good to see different approaches to treatment - this will come in handy especially alongside early diagnosis.

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Injectable 'smart sponge' holds promise for controlled drug delivery

Injectable 'smart sponge' holds promise for controlled drug delivery | Diabetes research | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed a drug delivery technique for diabetes treatment in which a sponge-like material surrounds an insulin core. The sponge expands and contracts in response to blood sugar levels to release insulin as needed.
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Could be entertaining if it goes wrong..

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Could turning on a gene prevent diabetes?

Could turning on a gene prevent diabetes? | Diabetes research | Scoop.it
The resistance to insulin seen in type 2 diabetics is caused partly by the lack of a protein that has not previously been associated with diabetes. This breakthrough could potentially help to prevent diabetes.
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Type 1 diabetes 'reverse vaccine' promises to let patients forget ...

Type 1 diabetes 'reverse vaccine' promises to let patients forget ... | Diabetes research | Scoop.it
Those who are suffering with Type 1 diabetes may be able to ditch the needles in the future, thanks to a new treatment that enables patients to produce their own insulin instead of having to inject...
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