The Vaccine Against Diabetes Has Been Officially Announced And The Entire World Is Celebrating The News!
Only in the USA, 1.25 million people suffer from type one diabetes. On the bright side, a vaccine used more than 100 years ago for tuberculosis (bacillus Calmette-Guerin) has turned out to be promising when it comes to reversing this disease. Nowadays, medical experts and doctors use this vaccine for treating bladder cancer, meaning that this vaccine is safe.
At the 75th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association it was announced that the Food and Drugs Administration will test the vaccine on 150 people who are in an advanced stage of type one diabetes.
An individual that suffers from type one diabetes faces the problem of their body not producing insulin due to the immune system destroying the cells that create insulin. The body produces T cells, which cause problems in the pancreatic islets, where insulin is being produced. The vaccine actually eliminates these T cells.
People who suffer from diabetes and who have been injected with the vaccine noticed an increase in the levels of a substance called tumor necrosis factor. The increased level of TNF in the system annihilates the T cells which obstruct the process of production of insulin.
In an experiment from before, patients suffering from diabetes type one were injected with the tuberculosis vaccine twice within a month time frame. The results revealed that the dangerous T cells were eliminated, and in some of these people, insulin started secreting on its own.
These result that the BCG vaccine has been showing especially thrilled Dr. Denise Faustman, director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Immunobi Continue reading