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Topic Title: Shot May Reverse Type 1 Diabetes
Created On: 07/19/2010 04:59 PM
 07/19/2010 04:59 PM

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[img=160x180]http://www.faustmanlab.org/images/Faustman2.jpg[/img][font face="verdana,geneva" size="2"]Imagine a $15 per dose shot over a certain period of time that could get rid of bad white blood cells, and make the pancreas "self heal" itself to reverse Type 1 diabetes? It's been done in lab mice so far and over time - with the diabetics that have been taking part in this research over the past few years. [br][br]Medical researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital are currently performing tests with a vaccine called bacillus Calmette-Guerin, or BGC for short, and hope to reverse type one diabetes in humans. Dr. Fautstman who I had [url=/forum/New_Research/Potential_CURE_some_promising_research-18462#62769]posted[/url] about in the forums last year with her ongoing research with diabetes is hoping that if this works, then diabetes for those like myself whose pancreas "bit the dust" will be a thing of the past.[br][br]To read more about this go to [/font][font face="verdana,geneva" size="2"][url=http://www.thebostonchannel.com/health/24300685/detail.html?source=htv]http://www.thebostonchannel.com/health/24300685/detail.html?source=htv[/url][/font][br]

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