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Quantum Leap in Diabetes Treatment

I recently attended a talk on diabetes at Harvard, led by Doug Melton of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. It was inspiring because they were talking about a cure, not just about some new drug or some new type of pump. Melton has two children with type 1 diabetes, and after the talk, when I […]
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