Reprinted with permission of Amy Tenderich of DiabetesMine.com
A Canadian company called EnGene Inc. claims to have developed an innovative genetic approach to potentially overcoming diabetes. I'm using the term "overcoming" because what EnGene is working on is not a cure per se, but a pretty cool workaround.
Here's the deal:
As you all know, insulin is produced in the human body by beta cells in the pancreas. In the case of Type 1 diabetes, the immune system's T-cells destroy the...