Jun 2, 2019

“We will cure diabetes!”

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Ira Pastor, ideaXme longevity and aging Ambassador and Founder of Bioquark interviews Camillo Ricordi, Director Diabetes Research Institute University of Miami and Editor in Chief CellR4. They talk of the science behind the claim “We will cure diabetes!”.

Note: A decision was made to publish this interview despite the quality of the audio as it is still possible to understand the content. For links to research papers contact [email protected]

Ira Pastor comments:

The global economic cost of diabetes was estimated in 2018 to be over US$750 billion.

Type 1 diabetes (T1D), is a form of diabetes in which very little or no insulin is produced by the pancreas. While the cause of type 1 diabetes is still unknown.

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) involves insulin resistance, a condition in which cells fail to respond to insulin properly.

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