Stem cell research may improve Type II diabetes treatments

04/1/2009 | Softpedia (Romania)

Researchers in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America are experimenting with diabetes treatments, including at least one that involves growing adult stem cells into pancreatic cells. A study in Miami, in which patients are injected with their own purified stem cells from bone marrow, has made progress in stimulating the body to produce more insulin, which leads to lower blood-sugar levels.

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