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Could an ‘invisible’ cell transplant treat diabetes?

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goffkein.pro/Shutterstock Katrina Wesencraft, University of Strathclyde Type 1 diabetes used to be a death sentence. After a diagnosis, patients were put on a starvation diet. The lucky ones would have a year or two to live. But, thanks to the discovery of insulin in the early 1920s, this is no longer the case. We need insulin to regulate our blood …

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