It May Take Guts to Cure Diabetes
By switching off a single gene, scientists at Columbia University's Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center have converted human gastrointestinal cells into insulin-producing cells, demonstrating in principle that a drug could retrain cells inside a person's GI tract to produce insulin.
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#1 Jun 30, 2014
This is very interesting, although what would be the long term effects? There is always a cause and effect, is messing with genes really the way forward, does not that mean mutation or adaptation? And, how costly would this be when it is proven that a much less invasive way is simply to lose 5% of ones body weight.
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#2 Jun 30, 2014
#4 Jul 10, 2014
Can you tell me more about it please
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