Jim Byard's Health Beat
Diabetes Vaccine Shows Promise , Researchers Say

6/27/2013

An experimental vaccine for Type 1 diabetes is showing promise in early testing. researchers say. The vaccine aims to shut down immune cells that attack the pancreas and kill cells that secrete insulin, while leaving the rest of the immune system alone. Researchers at Stanford University in the US and Leiden University Medical center in the Netherlands hope the vaccine will provide a way to delay or reverse the disease.


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