The quest for a cure of type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is a serious condition that affects about 9 million people worldwide, with 500,000 new cases every year. By 2040, the number is expected to increase to 16 million. What prospects are there? Is there hope for a cure? Should we focus our attention on screening for prediabetes? What possible treatments or approaches do we have?

Interview with, among others, Prof Dr Pieter Gillard (endocrinologist UZ Leuven), Prof Jurgen Vercauteren (biostatistician and researcher KU Leuven). In cooperation with Hippo & Friends type 1 diabetes fund.
(in Dutch)

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