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Diabetes vaccine is under study

Stephanie Bell Flynt | email

AKRON, OH (WLBT) - There is an experimental vaccine that could make it easier for kids dealing with type one diabetes.

Scientists are testing a new vaccine, called Diamyd, to help preserve healthy cells before the disease destroys them all. High blood sugar can cause damage to the eyes and kidneys. The vaccine is currently in Phase III clinical trials.

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