The symptoms of type 2 diabetes can be induced by a misfolded form of a pancreatic protein

University of Texas| Tue Aug 01 06:27:07 EDT 2017
 The symptoms of type 2 diabetes can be induced by a misfolded form of a pancreatic protein

 The symptoms of type 2 diabetes can be induced by a misfolded form of a pancreatic protein and possibly be transmitted by a mechanism similar to prion diseases such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease or bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease), according to researchers from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 29 million Americans suffer from type 2 diabete....

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