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|Clinical Trials for Diabetes||Research on Diabetes|
Clinical trials give patients the opportunity to try treatments that are still in development. Ask your diabetic specialist if there are any clinical trials suitable for you. (Also see Autoimmune Diseases and Overview of Diabetes)
Immunotherapy for Type 1 diabetes. Stem cell therapies achieved thus this far the most promising results, while immune ablation and standard immunosuppressants did not maintain the premises of preclinical results. PubMed, J Endocrinol Invest, 03/04/2017.
Polyglandular autoimmunity in autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD) behaves differently from polyglandular autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes. AITD shows clustering of gastric autoimmunity with celiac and adrenal autoimmunity, which is consistent with the proposed entity of the autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type 2. J. Wiebolt. (Also see Thyroid Disease)
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