A new mouse model may unlock the secrets of type I diabetes

Finding new treatments or a cure for type I diabetes has been elusive in part because scientists have not had a reliable animal model that mimics the full scope of human type I diabetes. A research team has now developed a humanized mouse model that spontaneously develops Type I diabetes and the full range of complications experienced by diabetes patients. That allows study of the disease and its natural progression in a way not previously possible.

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