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Risk of Type 1 Diabetes Climbs When One Population of T Cells Falls

08:11 EDT 6 Apr 2018 | American Society of Nephrology

Newswise imageWe are the first to demonstrate that pTregs are important in autoimmune diabetes, and we hypothesize that microbes in the gut, where most of this pTreg cell population is switched on, may be responsible for generating these protective cells and thus protecting against the autoimmune attack on pancreatic beta cells that cause type 1 diabetes.

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