Identifying Biomarkers That Can Predict the Development of Type I Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the world’s most prevalent diseases, with estimates indicating that over four hundred million people worldwide are afflicted with either Type I or Type II diabetes.  Professor Raghu G Mirmira, Indiana University School of Medicine, describes how his team is working to prevent people from developing the disease. They are primarily focused on the pathways of Type I diabetes, an autoimmune condition, which they hope to detect by identifying early disease biomarkers.

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