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Alabama university cures diabetes in lab mice, looking for patients to test drug

November 10, 2014

med_bottleA common blood pressure medication has been found to reverse diabetes in mice and soon scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will begin clinical trials to see if the same thing is possible with humans.

Researchers are enrolling 52 patients with newly diagnosed Type One Diabetes.

“It’s still a very burdensome disease to have and every day you wake up with the first thing on your mind is to check your blood sugar,” said Daphne Powell.


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