Development & planning

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IU researchers get grant to research type 1 diabetes

first_imgBLOOMINGTON, Ind. – An international team of diabetes researchers led by Indiana University scientists has been awarded a $2.4 million grant to discover and develop biomarkers meant to provide early prediction and diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.Nearly 2 million people in the U.S., most of them children, are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes each year, and nearly 30 million Americans are living with the disease.Type 1 diabetes occurs when the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas die off to the extent the body is unable to produce enough insulin, which is needed to convert sugar and other foods into energy.last_img