Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, May 30th, 2002
Using gene therapy to stimulate nonhormonal cells to produce insulin might be of some use for treating type 1 diabetics, whose pancreatic cells do not produce enough insulin to metabolize glucose. Although former trials of pancreatic cell transplantation have involved the use of strong immunosuppressive agents, more modern ones are investigating the transplant of such cells without the need for...
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