Scientists said the breakthrough in the treatment of diabetes first type




Through the development of a new method of treatment are people who suffer from diabetes first type will soon be able to forget about the syringes and regular insulin injections . Currently, Dr. Lawrence Steinman of Stanford University reported that a new treatment for diabetes first type has been successfully tested in humans, and can be widely used in the treatment of this disease in the foreseeable future.

So-called “reverse vaccine” works by suppressing the immune system at the DNA level, which in turn stimulates production of insulin. Development at Stanford University could become the first DNA vaccine in the world, which can be used to treat people.

“This vaccine uses a completely different approach. It inhibits the specific immune response, rather than creating a specific immune reaction as conventional influenza vaccine and polio ”

– Lawrence Steinman said.

As mentioned above, the vaccine has been tested on a group of volunteers from 80 people. Studies conducted over the past two years and showed that patients who received treatment by a new technique, there was a decrease in the activity of cells that destroy the insulin in the body’s immune system. In this case, no side effects after taking the vaccine were reported.

In the foreseeable future, scientists have yet to find out whether this treatment is so safe as it seems now.

Notably, but the coffee reduces the risk of developing type II diabetes.
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