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    Potential mechanism for BCG vaccine reversal of type 1 diabetes

    06/11/2017

06/11/2017

Potential mechanism for BCG vaccine reversal of type 1 diabetes

Interim results from a FDA-approved clinical trial testing the generic vaccine bacillus Calmette-Guérin to reverse advanced type 1 diabetes demonstrate a potential new mechanism by which the BCG vaccine may restore the proper immune response to the insulin-secreting islet cells of the pancreas.