Type 1 diabetes: focus on prevention

Two new approaches prevent disease in a model of type 1 diabetes. One approach blocks an activation receptor on disease-conferring T cells. The second deploys suppressor T cells renowned for their ability to inhibit the local immune response.

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Figure 1: Protecting the islet.

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von Boehmer, H. Type 1 diabetes: focus on prevention. Nat Med 10, 783–784 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1038/nm0804-783

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