Last week news broke that a dog with type 1 diabetes has been cured. Researchers at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in Spain have succeeded in completely curing the dog with a single session of gene therapy by introducing a glucose sensor into its muscle.
First rodents now a dog, there is a glimmer of hope yet for humans, just a bit of hope.
I was never promised a cure when I was diagnosed. My doctor, a young resident from Vietnam told me about watching diabetes take her dad piece by piece. She became a doctor to help others avoid the same fate; the only hope she was selling was –
Pay attention to diabetes and live well with diabetes”