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One Injection Stops Diabetes In Its Tracks, Salk Institute for Biological Studies Study



7/17/2014 6:36:21 AM

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In mice with diet-induced diabetes—the equivalent of type 2 diabetes in humans—a single injection of the protein FGF1 is enough to restore blood sugar levels to a healthy range for more than two days. The discovery by Salk scientists, published today in the journal Nature, could lead to a new generation of safer, more effective diabetes drugs.

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