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USC Published pre-clinical results of a Novel Fasting Mimicking Diet that may For the First-Time Reverse Diabetes by Reprograming Pancreatic Cells to Restore Insulin Generation

Los Angeles, Calif., February 23, 2017 – A Landmark study published on Feb. 23, 2017 in the journal Cell, finds that providing mice or human cells with a temporary, specifically formulated Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD™) promotes the growth of new insulin-producing pancreatic cells and reduces symptoms of type 1 and type 2 Diabetes in mice.

In type 1 and late-stage type 2 Diabetes, the pancreas loses insulin-producing beta cells, increasing instability in blood sugar levels. The study showed a remarkable...

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