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Genetic Risk for Type 1 Diabetes Driven by Faulty Cell Recycling

Caption: Gene mutation sets off accumulation of unhealthy beta cells that can no longer produce insulin needed to control blood sugar. Researcher who lives with type 1 diabetes published genetic finding in Cell.

Credit: University of Michigan Health System

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