Israeli Scientists Develop Possible Cure for Type 2 Diabetes

Some exciting news coming out of Israel, a team of researchers at Israel’s Technion Institute may have developed a cure for type 2 diabetes. Israeli scientists used genetically engineered muscle tissue to cure mice of type two diabetes by taking their own muscle cells and over-expressing the transporters that allow tissue to absorb insulin. With only one injection, the mice have been maintaining normal insulin levels for four months.

There is currently no cure for type 2 diabetes, and the disease is rising steadily. In the past, type 2 diabetes was found mostly among the middle aged and older people, but in recent decades, type 2 diabetes has been reported in adolescents and children worldwide. This Israeli innovation could be a cure for a rising global epidemic.

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