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Monday, August 23, 2004

The Cure! Continued 

I posted earlier about a promising cure for type I diabetes, using transplanted insular cells. That was very promising, but now will hopefully get a boost from some new research in which pancreatic stem cells are coaxed into differentiating into new insulin-producing cells. As I've said before, curing diabetes would not only make millions of peoples' lives infinitely better, it would also lower healthcare costs for all of us.

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