Article in our local paper about
a Michigan State University professor, Dana Spence, who is doing research into how C-peptide, which is produced along with insulin in normals (and not at all along with no insulin in Type1's) helps relax blood vessel walls and reduce platelet clumping. In other words, they may be soon adding this to insulin to help Type1's maintain good circulation and prevent poor circulation which is the number one cause of amputations. He is just starting on this road of research but at least there is some hope here for new break thrus.
Read the entire article atMSU research may aid type 1 diabetes
~ Jeannie, Forum Moderator/Diabetes & Fibromyalgia
I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much. ~Mother Teresa "People are like stained glass windows: They sparkle and shine when the sun's out, but when the darkness sets in
, their true beauty is revealed only if there is light within."- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
Post Edited (Jeannie143) : 2/7/2008 8:33:53 PM (GMT-7)