Using genetics to find a cure for juvenile diabetes

A young girl squeezes her eyes shut as she uses a blood sugar tester to prick her finger.

Using genetics to find a cure for juvenile diabetes

Replacing insulin injections with a lasting solution
June 19, 2015

Constantin Polychronakos has devoted his career to studying the genetics of juvenile diabetes and treating children afflicted with the disease. As head of the Child Health and Human Development Program at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, he is working towards new interventions to replace the need for painful daily insulin injections.

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