Saturday, May 08, 2010

Australian researchers optimistic of new diabetes treatment

Australian researchers are hopeful they've found a new way to treat type 2 diabetes.

The World Health Organisation says in the Pacific, chronic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular diseases are among the most serious health problems.

The disease is associated with poor diet, lack of exercise and obesity.

In the study using mice, the researchers from Sydney's Garvin Institute of Medical Research found a way to switch on the insulin producing cells in the pancreas that all but stop working in people with diabetes...

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