Second Trial for Type 1 Diabetes Vaccine

October 16, 2015 8:51 PM

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Oral insulin vaccine may protect beta-cells from autoimmune destruction.

A potential vaccine for type 1 diabetes is undergoing its second trial. In type 1 diabetes, beta cells are attacked and destroyed by the immune system. Insulin is usually the initial target of this autoimmune response in young children. A vaccine could potentially sensitize the immune system to insu...

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