Genetic cause found for loss of beta cells during diabetes development -- MEDICA Trade Fair

Genetic cause found for loss of beta cells during diabetes development

New research by Dr. Sylvie Lesage, scientist at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital (CIUSSS- East Montreal) and associate research Professor at University of Montreal, just published in the prestigious international scientific journal Nature Genetics, has discovered that a common genetic defect in beta cells may underlie both known forms of diabetes.

03/25/2016

Photo: Blackboard with the word "diabetes"

Worldwide, 400 million people suffer from diabetes, with rapid increases projected. ; © panthermedia.net/krasimiranevenova