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Insulin Injections Fail To Prevent Type 1 Diabetes; Separate Prevention Trial Tests Benefit Of Oral Insulin

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July 2, 2001
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National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
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Low-dose insulin injections do not delay or prevent type 1 diabetes in people who have a high risk (50 percent or greater) of developing the disease within 5 years, researchers announced at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association. The finding emerged from a recently completed clinical trial that answers a question researchers have asked for years: Can insulin injections stop or slow the development of type 1 diabetes in people at high risk?

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (June 23, 2001) -- Low-dose insulin injections do not delay or prevent type 1 diabetes in people who have a high risk (50 percent or greater) of developing the disease within 5 years, researchers announced today at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association. The finding emerged from a recently completed clinical trial that answers a question researchers have asked for years: Can insulin injections stop or slow the development of type 1 diabetes in people at high risk?


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National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases. "Insulin Injections Fail To Prevent Type 1 Diabetes; Separate Prevention Trial Tests Benefit Of Oral Insulin." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 2 July 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010629070200.htm>.
National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases. (2001, July 2). Insulin Injections Fail To Prevent Type 1 Diabetes; Separate Prevention Trial Tests Benefit Of Oral Insulin. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010629070200.htm
National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases. "Insulin Injections Fail To Prevent Type 1 Diabetes; Separate Prevention Trial Tests Benefit Of Oral Insulin." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010629070200.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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