Diabetes Drug May Work Without Causing Side Effects (audio) Washington University School of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Loading audio... Caption Drugs that are used to treat Type 2 diabetes also can contribute to unwanted side effects. But now, working with mice, researchers, led by scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, have found that an investigational diabetes drug seems to operate through a different mechanism that may result in fewer side effects. Credit Washington University BioMed Radio Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.