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Engineering the Immune System to Stop Diabetes

September 16, 20159 min
How can you prevent diabetes from happening?Your immune system is in charge of protecting your body against disease or other damaging foreign bodies.Is there a way you can engineer your immune system to prevent or stop diabetes?Diabetes is one of the most prominent diseases in society and is rapidly increasing with each new day. In fact, according to the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 million adults and children in the U.S. have diabetes, which accounts for 8.3 percent of the population.Dr. Todd M. Brusko joins Dr. Mike to discuss if (and how) your immune system can be engineered to stop diabetes.

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