Beyond Glucose: a beta-cell centric approach to prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Project specs

Format

2D

Contact

Yoshifumi Saisho

Country

Japan

Funding agency

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Length

02:00

Summary

Professor Yoshifumi Saisho’s research focuses on beta cell dysfunction in type 2 diabetes (T2DM). He advocates for moving the focus away from glucose levels and towards protecting pancreatic beta cell mass – the cells which produce insulin – to prevent patients from developing T2DM and to promote a healthy lifestyle.

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