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Studies Yield Key Insights In Preventing Destruction Of Insulin-Producing Cells

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May 31, 2002
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The findings of two studies appearing in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) on May 30 bring researchers a step closer to the goals of preventing type 1 diabetes and of preserving insulin production in people newly diagnosed with the disease. The studies, though different in size, goals, design, and outcomes, illustrate the therapeutic potential of an improved understanding of the autoimmune process that leads to type 1 diabetes.

The findings of two studies appearing in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) on May 30 bring researchers a step closer to the goals of preventing type 1 diabetes and of preserving insulin production in people newly diagnosed with the disease. The studies, though different in size, goals, design, and outcomes, illustrate the therapeutic potential of an improved understanding of the autoimmune process that leads to type 1 diabetes.


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NIH/National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases. (2002, May 31). Studies Yield Key Insights In Preventing Destruction Of Insulin-Producing Cells. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/05/020531073110.htm
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