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Diabetes and Symlin

Updated 95 weeks ago
Amylin, JDRF Team to Test Symlin/Insulin Combo for Type 1
Jun 3, 2011 | 
Amylin Pharmaceuticals has announced that it will collaborate with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to test a combination of Symlin and insulin in injectible form as a type 1 therapy.
Insulin's Partner: Amylin
Jan 28, 2011 | 
Insulin has a companion, and it's called amylin. Amylin is a small hormone that is released along with insulin by the beta cells of the pancreas in response to a meal. When people are insulin-deficient, they are amylin-deficient as well. Amylin wasn't even discovered until 1970, and it was not until the 1990s that scientists began to figure out what amylin does. But they now know that it partners with insulin to help control blood sugar levels, each in its own way:
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