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Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Are Caused by the Same Underlying Mechanism

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jen 20 hours ago. 9 Replies

Work by scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Auckland suggest that both major forms of diabetes, type-1 and type-2, are the result of the same mechanism.The findings, published in the…Continue

FDA Allows Marketing of First ZnT8Ab Autoantibody Test to Help Dagnose Type 1 Diabetes

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August 20, 2014Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed marketing of the first zinc transporter 8 autoantibody (ZnT8Ab) test that can help determine if a person has type 1 diabetes and…Continue

ViaCyte Study Green-Lighted by US FDA

Started this discussion. Last reply by acidrock23 Aug 19. 1 Reply

Important encapsulation project milestone quickly achieved! ViaCyte announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is allowing them to move forward with a clinical trial of its…Continue

GENENTECH SUBMITS SUPPLEMENTAL BIOLOGICS LICENSE APPLICATION TO FDA FOR LUCENTIS INDICATION IN DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

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South San Francisco, Calif. -- August 8, 2014 -- Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced that the company has submitted a supplemental Biologics License…Continue

 

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Jen replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Are Caused by the Same Underlying Mechanism'
"Makes a lot more sense than assuming immune systems just automatically turn on beta cells for no reason, and do it more and more often year after year throughout the world. Except this is true of all autoimmune diseases. Why does the body turn on…"
20 hours ago
Sam replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Are Caused by the Same Underlying Mechanism'
"Maybe it's not an autoimmune attack after all? Maybe it's an immune attack on the foreign substance--- clumped amylin-- that causes collateral damage of beta cell destruction in type 1. Wild speculation but it would make perfect sense....…"
22 hours ago
Stemwinder (Gary) replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Are Caused by the Same Underlying Mechanism'
"I'm going to wait and see on this one. We are seeing claims that run awry of years of research. It may well be so but I'm waiting to see them explain how the same cause can lead to vastly different outcomes. Even though the diseases are so…"
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Sam replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Are Caused by the Same Underlying Mechanism'
"Lol it's literally comical to me--- it seems people who identify as type 1 literally get all deflated, disappointed, and defensive when research points towards it being the same disease after all.. Why? I don't get it"
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Dave replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Are Caused by the Same Underlying Mechanism'
"Oh boy, here we go :-)"
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Sam replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Are Caused by the Same Underlying Mechanism'
"Why can't antibodies be presented -because- of this in certain individuals and not in others?"
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Shadow Dragon replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Are Caused by the Same Underlying Mechanism'
"But we must remember they're talking about mice: Abstract The aggregation of human amylin (hA) to form cytotoxic structures has been closely associated with the causation of type 2 diabetes. We sought to advance understanding of how altered…"
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Natalie ._c- replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Are Caused by the Same Underlying Mechanism'
"And what about the years and years of research that shows that people with T1 show beta-cell antibodies, and people with T2 do not? I've read for many years that amyloid clumps are present in the autopsied pancreata of people with T2, but not…"
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Troy replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Are Caused by the Same Underlying Mechanism'
"Interesting. Hope the medicine works."
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Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Are Caused by the Same Underlying Mechanism

Work by scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Auckland suggest that both major forms of diabetes, type-1 and type-2, are the result of the same mechanism.The findings, published in the FASEB Journal, provide compelling evidence that juvenile-onset or type-1 diabetes and type-2 diabetes are both caused by the formation of toxic clumps of a hormone called amylin.The results, based on 20 years' work in New Zealand, suggest that type-1 and type-2 diabetes could both be slowed down and…See More
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FDA Allows Marketing of First ZnT8Ab Autoantibody Test to Help Dagnose Type 1 Diabetes

August 20, 2014Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed marketing of the first zinc transporter 8 autoantibody (ZnT8Ab) test that can help determine if a person has type 1 diabetes and not another type of diabetes. When used with other tests and patient clinical information, the test may help some people with type 1 diabetes receive timely diagnosis and treatment for their disease.Type 1 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes diagnosed in children and adolescents, but in some…See More
Aug 22
acidrock23 replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'ViaCyte Study Green-Lighted by US FDA'
"That is amazing news!! I'm glad to hear that this project has kept moving forwards as it always seemed like an intriguing fix!! I hope the trials go well and they are selling it, say, next week?!"
Aug 19
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ViaCyte Study Green-Lighted by US FDA

Important encapsulation project milestone quickly achieved! ViaCyte announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is allowing them to move forward with a clinical trial of its innovative type 1 diabetes (T1D) encapsulated cell replacement therapy called VC-01™ product candidate. The company plans to immediately initiate the first ever clinical evaluation of a stem cell-derived islet replacement therapy for the treatment of people with T1D. The trial will enroll approximately 40…See More
Aug 19
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GENENTECH SUBMITS SUPPLEMENTAL BIOLOGICS LICENSE APPLICATION TO FDA FOR LUCENTIS INDICATION IN DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

South San Francisco, Calif. -- August 8, 2014 -- Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced that the company has submitted a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Lucentis® (ranibizumab injection) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy. The submission is based on results of the RISE and RIDE Phase III clinical trials demonstrating the safety and efficacy of Lucentis for this serious eye…See More
Aug 11
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BD AutoShield™ Duo Pen Needle Now Available

BD AutoShield™ Duo Pen Needle Now Available through Retail Pharmacies for People with DiabetesThe only pen needle with patented dual needle shields for enhanced convenience and safety is latest BD innovation for insulin injectionFranklin Lakes, NJ (August 06, 2014) –BD Medical, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the retail pharmacy launch of…See More
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