Category Archives: Pancreas

Diabetes Health: Endocrine Crossword Puzzle Solution

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Overnight Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery Found To Be Safe And Effective For Teens

Overnight closed-loop insulin delivery – which acts like an artificial pancreas and delivers insulin doses automatically – has proved to be safe and effective at controlling blood glucose levels in adolescents with type 1 diabetes, researchers recently found.

While the …

“Reprogrammed” Cells in Mice Reverse Late-stage Type 1 Diabetes

A successful experiment on mice with type 1 diabetes, which involved “reprogramming” their immune systems to stop attacks on pancreatic beta cells, may point the way to an eventual cure for the disease in humans.

The experiment, led by the …

Building Block of Glucose Uptake Identified for Type 2 Diabetes

By Clay Wirestone

Scientists have found a protein that plays an important role in allowing our bodies to absorb glucose from our blood. What’s more, lower levels of that protein may contribute to type 2 diabetes.

The new research, which …