Scientists find new hope for treating type 2 diabetes

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Diabetes is a major problem in the United States, affecting over 37 million people. A large proportion of these people suffer from type 2 diabetes, a disease that often occurs in older people but is increasingly occurring in the younger generation.

A recent study brings promising news: a treatment that could allow people to stop taking daily insulin shots.

How does this new treatment work?

People with type 2 diabetes usually take medication to keep their blood sugar levels under control. Some even require daily insulin injections.

This new treatment called “ReCET” (recellularization through electroporation therapy) takes a different approach.

The method uses controlled electrical impulses to optimize the small intestinal lining. A thin tube with a camera, called an endoscope, is inserted into your throat so doctors can see where to deliver these pulses.

In the study, they started with 14 people who suffer from type 2 diabetes. After ReCET treatment, these people ate a special diet for two weeks.

Then they started taking a diabetes medication called semaglutide. This medication may help some people stop taking insulin, but it is not a one-size-fits-all solution.

Promising results: No more insulin injections?

The result of the study was quite encouraging. Most study participants were able to stop taking insulin while keeping their blood sugar under control.

Doctors believe ReCET helps your body use insulin better, which is a big deal. If you have type 2 diabetes, your body cannot use insulin well, so you often need medication. ReCET could change that.

A look into the future: Could this be a game-changer?

The exciting thing about this treatment is that it may be a one-time procedure that offers lasting benefits. No more daily insulin injections could be a huge relief for millions of people.

However, let’s not get ahead of ourselves. More research needs to be done to ensure this treatment is safe and works for everyone.

But if it works, it could be a groundbreaking way to treat diabetes. It could allow people to keep their blood sugar levels under control without having to take daily medication.

Stay healthy to keep diabetes at bay

By the way, the best way to fight type 2 diabetes is to avoid getting it in the first place. Simple things like a healthy diet, exercise and regular doctor visits can make a big difference.

Other recent studies suggest that certain diets may reduce the risk of vision problems and vitamin E may help control blood sugar.

The study was presented at Digestive Disease Week in 2023. It’s not a done deal yet, but it’s a step forward in finding new ways to make life easier for people with type 2 diabetes.

If you are interested in diabetes, please read the studies that a higher dose of this diabetes drug could improve blood sugar levels and weight loss, and the results of metabolic surgery are critical for people with diabetes.

For more information about diabetes and health, check out studies on why blood sugar levels are high in the morning and how to cook sweet potatoes without raising blood sugar levels.

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Laura Coffey

Laura Coffey is a Worldtimetodays U.S. News Reporter based in Canada. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Laura Coffey joined Worldtimetodays in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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