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Clinical trial explores new therapeutic for type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a chronic condition in which the body’s own immune system attacks and destroys beta cells in the pancreas. Once the beta cells are destroyed, the pancreas can no longer produce insulin. Currently, there is no cure for T1D and treatment focuses on managing blood sugar levels. Researchers at MUSC, including […]

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Type 1 diabetes: Baby given insulin powder in trial

A mum has volunteered her baby to take part in a medical trial she hopes will protect the youngster from diabetes. Chloe Phippard’s five-month-old daughter Ava will take a daily dose of insulin powder to see if it can prevent children developing the condition. The trial will explore if the immune system can be trained […]