Tag: "Pancreatic Cells"

Pancreatic cells could regenerate and produce insulin again in type 1 and type 2 diabetes

| September 11, 2014 | Comments (11)

In type 1 diabetes, the body’s own immune system attacks cells in the pancreas, known as beta-cells, which produce the hormone insulin. Insulin is needed for moving glucose out of the blood stream and into muscles and other tissues. The condition is usually diagnosed after around 70 per cent of the beta-cells cease to function […]

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