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Hormone Shows Potential as Diabetes Treatment in Mice, Harvard University Study


4/26/2013 7:31:36 AM

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A hormone, called betatrophin, causes mice to produce insulin-secreting pancreatic beta cells at up to 30 times the normal rate and could be used as a diabetes treatment. But it only produces insulin when the body needs it, according to the team at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute.

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