endocrinology

Could heparin prevent progression of T1D? ANU researchers think so

An antioxidant, heparan sulphate, may have a key role in the pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes by preventing loss of beta cells, Australian researchers have shown. By protecting against oxidative damage the polysaccharide  appears essential for beta cell survival when insulin-producing cells are subject to autoimmune inflammation, according to new findings by researchers at the ...

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