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Unique cell prevents diabetes

April 29, 2002 at 3:54 PM   |   Comments

WASHINGTON, April 29 (UPI) -- A unique type of cell prevents the development of diabetes in mice and scientists reported Monday they believe a genetically manipulated version of the cell could do the same in humans. "If we can put the same types of cells into humans, we might be able to prevent diabetes," John J. Fung, a surgeon at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, told United Press International.
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