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  • Curing Diabetes

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    January 26, 2016 | 8:23 am

    MIT scientists believe they are close to curing Type 1 diabetes, and hoping to make daily insulin shots obsolete. 

    Researchers at MIT reported in the journal Nature that they have successfully transplanted cells into mice that began producing insulin, that the body’s immune...

  • Amputations in Diabetics Decline Dramatically

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    February 3, 2012 | 7:34 am

    Diabetes can lead to numerous serious complications. It is a major risk factor for stroke and heart attack. Diabetes can damage the retina and is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in the US. It can damage the kidneys and is the greatest cause of need for dialysis. It can...