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Can an intestinal worm cure Type 2 diabetes?

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Can an existing such beast be kept under control? Do we let consume all sugar that enters in the stomach or produced by the liver? While theoretically, it might be possible with a GM-intestinal worms. But I have no idea if we're at the point where we can genetically modify parasites to make them consume only sugar and not reproduce. But if they don't then how dangerous could that be? Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes
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replied September 4th, 2015
No we are nowhere near but would be a good Sci-fi.....


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replied September 7th, 2015
Sounds great. But most people with diabetes have a love-hate relationship with its portrayal in fiction.
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replied September 6th, 2015
If so, it could mean diabetes could be "cured".
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replied September 7th, 2015
Certainly it could be cured. Researchers have discovered a potential new way to tackle type 2 diabetes with an anti-parasite drug that rather than treating just glucose levels can help the body become more sensitive to the body's natural insulin production.
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