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New Type 1 diabetes treatment restores production of insulin.

  • Type 1 diabetes is a condition where the immune system attacks insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, stopping them producing the hormone
  • Experts found injecting immune cells into the body protects the pancreas…
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I'm Scared

Yesterday, something scary happened to me.

Rob and I went out to breakfast at Steak n Shake, and I ordered a Peppermint Chip Milkshake (one of my favorite things by the way). 938 more words


Happy Twerky Day

That’s going to take a LOT of insulin to get down.

Pancreases on ALERT!

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epow (Experiment project of the Week)

This week the project I want to highlight is about biohacking. The idea is to create open source processes to fabricate insulin and hence reduce the cost of the drugs. 49 more words


Hyperinsulinaemia: The unifying theory of chronic disease?

I got some amazing news yesterday.  A manuscript submitted to the journal “Diabesity” was accepted.  You can read it here.  Diabesity is a new journal, but it is Open access, so anyone can read the articles in it. 170 more words

How to make non-insulin pancreatic cells pump out insulin? Use a protein from bone

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder in which your body attacks and destroys the insulin producing cells of your pancreas. This leaves its victims without the ability to produce their own insulin and control their blood sugar. 629 more words