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New Drug May Reverse Retinopathy: How It Works
New Drug May Reverse Retinopathy: How It Works

Let’s start from the beginning. First, you’ve got the endothelium.  What’s that, you ask? Well, endo means “internal” and thelium means “cellular layer.” The endothelium, therefore, is the layer of cells that lines the heart, blood vessels, and certain other cavities in the body.

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Type 1 Again Reversed in Mice Using Faustman Protocol
Type 1 Again Reversed in Mice Using Faustman Protocol

Japanese researchers replicating the research of Denise Faustman, MD, have noted that islets increased in size in “reversed” non-obese diabetic mice after a pancreatic beta cell transplant.

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Blood Pressure Medicine Does It Again: Study Shows ACE Inhibitors Help Reverse Diabetic Kidney Disease

Nearly one-quarter of research subjects with type 1 diabetes who had diabetic kidney disease showed signs of remission of their kidney disorder after beginning treatment with angiotensin-converter enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, say researchers at the Steno Diabetes Center in Gentofte, Denmark.

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Oral Therapy Can’t Reverse Type 1

Although the idea of preventing the onset of diabetes in people at risk for type 1 was recently introduced in the Diabetes Prevention Trial of Type 1 (DPT-1), a group of Italian researchers report that the treatment does not have similar effects in people who have already contracted the disease. In a study published in the August issue of Diabetologia, the researchers report that giving oral insulin to newly diagnosed individuals with diabetes may be doing too little too late.

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Stem Cells Reverse Diabetes in Mice

In the March issue of the journal Nature Medicine, Ammon Peck, MD, and colleagues at the University of Florida in Gainseville, reported that the use of stem cells reversed diabetes in an animal model. Their experiment was the first to demonstrate that the cells were as valuable as researchers have speculated in treating diabetes.

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Blood Pressure Medicine Reverses Kidney Failure

The largest and longest study ever conducted to learn about the effects of a medication on people with nephropathy recently concluded. It found that a drug called Captopril can slow or halt the progression of nephropathy (kidney disease) in people with diabetes who show signs of this complication. Captopril is an ACE inhibitor, a medication used to treat hypertension.

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