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David's Blog – March 2009 Archive (2)

Sunday 29th March - Newsletter

Sunday 29 March

Manchester.



Good Morning!



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The clocks have sprung forward and it’s a beautiful sunny day here in Manchester. The daffodils are in bloom and the… Continue

Added by David on March 29, 2009 at 11:52 — No Comments

Virus triggers type 1 diabetes in children - Report from Britain

Today the BBC reported



A common virus may be the trigger for the development of many cases of diabetes, particularly in children, UK researchers have reported.



Signs of enteroviruses were found in pancreatic tissue from 60% of children with type 1 diabetes, but in hardly any children without the disease.



They also found that 40% of adults with type 2 diabetes had signs of the infection in insulin-producing cells.



The study published in Diabetologia… Continue

Added by David on March 5, 2009 at 19:30 — No Comments

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