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Sun Aug 12 15:56:02 EDT 2012

This past week while watching the Blooming TV channel their headline "ticker" stated "90 year old vaccine may reverse diabetes". Have you heard this?
Asked By: nankan  
Category: Type 1

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Have had type 2 for 15 years and am fighting to control it so any hope of a cure is welcome. Since this was on Bloomberg, I tend not to consider this a scam but am wary.
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Expert Answers (1)
2012-08-20 17:51:58.0

I believe this is being studied in Boston by a cutting edge researcher, Dr. Denise Faustman. It is thought to be able to help halt the autoimmune response which can cause diabetes, especially type 1 in many cases. There may be a long period before approval for such treatment, but hope is very much alive.
Answered By: susan sloane
Accreditations: B.S.,Rph.,C.D.E.,Nutritionist
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