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Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Making Insulin

Posted by Rob Stein on October 9, 2014 - Category: Medical
A team of Harvard scientists said Thursday that they had finally found a way to turn human embryonic stem cells into cells that produce insulin. The long-sought advance could eventually lead to new ways to help millions of people with diabetes. Read More »
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New Hope For A Type 1 Diabetes Cure

Posted by Nightly News on March 22, 2013 - Category: Medical
Scientists have cured Type 1 diabetes in lab mice using drugs already on the market to treat cancer, a development that could have enormous implications for the more than one million diabetics in the U.S. NBC's Robert Bazell reports.

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DRI’s BioHub May Cure Type 1 Diabetes

Posted by A Sweet Life/Huffington Post on March 6, 2013 - Category: Medical
Scientists at the renowned Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami may be just five to seven years away from curing Type 1 diabetes. The institute is taking quick and dramatic steps toward what may finally be a biological cure for type 1 diabetes, the DRI BioHub.

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SLAMDiabetes 2012 Rhode Island Classic Wiffle Ball Tournament

Posted by SLAMDiabetes on August 2, 2012 - Category: SLAM in the News
SLAMDiabetes is working to raise public awareness of Type 1 Diabetes through sports, entertainment and education while raising funds for camp scholarships for T1D kids and research for a cure. T1D is a lethal autoimmune disease that afflicts millions of children and adults. SLAMDiabetes works to make life safer, easier, healthier and longer for those with T1D. Let’s SLAM T1D together! Read More »
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Stem Cells To Fight Diabetes

Posted by KTLA Channel 6 on September 17, 2011 - Category: Diabetes Management
Doctors believe they are getting closer to a cure that could dramatically change the lives of people with Type I Diabetes.

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J’lem researchers: Juvenile diabetes cure is closer

Posted by Judy Siegel-Itazkovich on September 11, 2011 - Category: Medical
Discovery a breakthrough that could help researchers find ways to restore or increase beta cell function in people with this type of diabetes. Read More »
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