Newly Developed Stem-Cell Treatment May Have Cured A Man's Type 1 Diabetes


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Here's today's feel-good story:

A new stem-cell treatment in which growing new pancreas cells from unprogrammed stem cells has possibly helped a man be cured of his type 1 diabetes.

When Vertex Pharmaceuticals announced that it was performing a trial run of infusing insulin-providing cells into a pancreas, 64-year-old Brian Shelton's wife signed him up.

“It’s a whole new life, it’s a miracle,” said Shelton.

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