Toronto Scientists Cure Diabetes in Mice

While not holding my breath for a cure this is a very interesting read--will be interesting to follow these researchers: 

The medical journal Cell reports that scientists in Toronto, Canada cured diabetes in mice by injecting a substance to counteract the effect of malfunctioning pain neurons in the pancreas. Injection of the peptide repaired the pain neurons and apparently resulted in beta cells producing insulin again. Advances in this area could benefit people suffering from both Type 1 and Type 2. If you’re a research geek like me, you’ll want to read the Cell Journal article for yourself: TRPV1 Sensory Neurons Control B Cell Stress and Islet Inflammation in Autoimmune Diabetes

This intro was taken from: http://blogs.healthcentral.com/diabetes/kim-benjets-blog/scientists-cure-diabetes-in-mice-2006-12-22  

Another write-up of this scientific report can be found Canada's National Post article Diabetes Breakthrough: Toronto Scientists Cure Disease in Mice

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