Patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes may actually have a rare, genetic form of diabetes. This is because the two types share symptoms — and the result of this mistake is potentially harmful to the patient.
Researchers have found a cellular defect that can impair the body’s ability to handle high glucose levels, pointing the way to new treatments for diabetes.
New understanding, say researchers, will help spur advancements in stem cell research and the development of new cell therapies for diseases of the liver and pancreas, 如类型 1 糖尿病. [阅读更多…]