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Old 04-27-2013, 03:00   #1
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Interesting study out of Harvard Stem Cell Institute ( Melton and Peng) that this hormone increases beta cell production up to 30 times in a week in mice. Trials to begin in next 3 years. The hormone is the one that increases insulin production in pregnant women. Focus would initially be for Type 2s. One of the leaders (Melton) has 2 Type 1 kids. The thought is that instead of insulin, one would inject betatrophin periodically.

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Yes, Kantim posted about it today here: http://www.diabetesforum.com/diabete...ing-cells.html

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