Mar 7, 2019

Clearing Senescent Cells Prevents T1 Diabetes in Mice

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Scientists have shown that the removal of non-dividing senescent cells, which are normally associated with aging, also appears to prevent Type 1 diabetes in diabetic mouse strains.

Clearing senescent beta cells prevents T1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Insulin is a hormone that allows sugar (glucose) to enter cells in order to create energy, so it is critical to cellular function and life.

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