Skin drug manifest promising results for type 1 diabetes patients

In a small trial conducted in the US, researchers found out that a drug which was previously used to treat a skin disorder has shown signs of being able to cure some aspects of type 1 diabetes. Diabetes mellitus type 1, also known as type 1 diabetes, is a form of diabetes that is caused by autoimmune problem which destroys the insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas. This inability to keep the destruction of the insulin-producing cells leads to the lack of insulin necessary to regulate the body’s blood glucose level. Common symptoms of type 1 diabetes include frequent urination, Continue Reading →

News on Significant Progress on Type 1 Diabetes Vaccine

            Early trial suggests that Type 1 Diabetes can be possibly reversed by training a person’s own immune system to stop attacking its host. Type 1 diabetes patients have immune systems that attack the cells responsible for the creation of insulin. Diabetes patients, in general, have a deficiency of insulin which is necessary to regulate the body’s blood sugar level. This diabetes vaccine aims to counter that.            In a study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, 80 patients were subjected to an initial form of the vaccine. This vaccine Continue Reading →