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Insulin Pump Will Not Solve All Problems

Some insulin-dependent diabetics and their doctors are turning to insulin pump therapy as a means to improve diabetes control. But as with all people with diabetes self-care is another tool an insulin pump is as effective as its use. The concept of a pump to deliver insulin slowly under the skin through a small self-inserted …

Scientists Use Gene Therapy To Improve Type 1 Diabetes In Mice

A team of researchers from Baylor College of Medicine have identified a gene therapy that can stimulate the increase of new insulin-producing cells of the pancreas and reverse the symptoms of type 1-diabetes, according to a current presentation at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society. In experiments with mice, the study showed the team …