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Novel hope for stem cell approach to treat diabetes

By tweaking the recipe for coaxing human stem cells into insulin-secreting beta cells, researchers have found that the resulting cells are more responsive to fluctuating glucose levels in the blood. The study, published in the journal Stem Cell Reports , showed that transplanted cells produced insulin at levels that effectively controlled blood sugar in the mice, thereby curing their diabetes for several months.IANS

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-life/novel-hope-for-stem-cell-approach-to-treat-diabetes/article26055945.ece

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