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Salmonella-based oral vaccine for T1 diabetes successful in animal model.

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, meaning that the underlying problem is with the immune system.  It is still unclear as to why the body’s immune system attacks and … Continue Reading Salmonella-based oral vaccine for T1 diabetes successful in animal model.

Researchers identify previously unknown class of antigen present in T1 diabetes.

Type 1 diabetes is the autoimmune form of diabetes, in which insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas are destroyed by immune cells, especially those known as T cells.  Insulin is … Continue Reading Researchers identify previously unknown class of antigen present in T1 diabetes.

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