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Readily Available Drug Shows Promise in Treating Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system destroys the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin. The disease most commonly starts in childhood but can develop in adults as well. As a result of damage to the pancreas, high blood sugars (hyperglycemia) occur and daily insulin treatment is needed.

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date February 27, 2023
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