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Is a functional cure for Type 1 Diabetes on the horizon? | Paul Laikind | TEDxSanDiegoSalon

Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease that leads to a loss of beta cells in the pancreas. These beta cells are part of a cellular complex that produce insulin, an essential hormone that regulates our blood sugar, keeping it within a narrow range, and thus allowing normal bodily functions to occur. To survive, patients must monitor and control their diet, track physical activity, carefully regularly measure their blood sugar levels, and inject the appropriate amount of […]

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