UM study testing whether Omega 3 and vitamin D can halt progression of Type 1 diabetes

Adult and pediatric Type 1 diabetes patients are being sought for a clinical trial to test if high doses of omega-3 and vitamin D can halt the progression of the disease.

The Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is conducting the trial.

The Poseidon Trial will study the safety and effectiveness of the two oral medications, with the hope that it may slow or stop the progression of the autoimmune process and preserve insulin-producing cells, essentially halting Type 1 diabetes from developing further.

In type 1 diabetes, the body does not produce insulin, which the body needs to get glucose from the bloodstream into the cells.

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