While most people with Type 2 diabetes would like to see a cure in the near future, there are still many new treatment approaches on the horizon. Many new treatments focus on comorbidities, such as obesity.
What if our beta cells, the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin, could be instructed to multiply so they could produce more insulin when we needed it? That’s what happens when women are pregnant and need more insulin because of their increased weight. Harvard scientists think they may have discovered how to get this to…