Current Research into Cures for Type-1 Diabetes
News and updates on potential cures for type-1 diabetes, that are in human (or clinical) trials.
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Monday, January 14, 2019
Ustekinumab Starts A Phase II Clinical Trial Called USTEKID
Ustekinumab was approved in the US in 2009 for treating psoriasis, which is an autoimmune disease (where the immune system self attacks ski...
Sunday, December 23, 2018
Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) Starts a Phase-II? Trial To Prevent Type-1 In Presymptomatics
This study is testing a medication, called hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to assess safety and effectiveness to prevent individuals at risk of ty...
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Vitamin D and Omega-3s (EPA/DHA "Fish Oil") Start a Patient Driven Study
This study is interesting for two reasons. First, because of what is it testing as a possible prevention of type-1 diabetes. Second, becau...
Monday, October 29, 2018
Golimumab (sold as Simponi) is an immune system modulator, which has been approved in the United States and many other countries for treatme...
Sunday, October 7, 2018
JDRF Funding for a Cure 2018
In the US, we are in the "Walking Season" when JDRF asks us to walk to raise money for a cure. So I'd like to do my part, by r...
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Dropping Four Research Programs
Every year in September or October I write a blog posting which summarizes all research being done in humans, aimed at curing type-1 diabete...
Monday, September 17, 2018
NextCell Starts a Phase-I Study of Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Treatment
NextCell pharma is running a clinical trial of their ProTrans product. This is a stem cell product derived from "Wharton´s Jelly"...
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