Can a “Penny Vaccine” Cure Diabetes?

An old and inexpensive vaccine may offer a cure for type 1 diabetes. BCG, a tuberculosis vaccine used worldwide, “Can reset the immune system to a normal state. It can get you back to normal levels of blood sugar,” according to Dr. Denise L. Faustman, who has launched a 5-year clinical trial to study BCG’s effect on diabetes patients. Read more

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