DiabetesHealth – Latest Otelixizumab Study Showed No Beta Cell Benefits

The results of the phase 3 trial – called the Durable Response Therapy Evaluation for Early or New-Onset Type 1 Diabetes, or DEFEND-1 – sends researchers back to the drawing board in an attempt to use otelixizumab, an antibody created specifically to treat type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases, to help maintain insulin function.

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