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Smart Insulin Regulates Blood Sugar in Diabetic Mice

Researchers have developed a “smart” insulin that automatically regulates the amount of blood sugar in people with type 1 diabetes. This would be a breakthrough for patients, who struggle every day to maintain healthy blood glucose levels.   Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body’s immune system attacks and destroys its own insulin-producing pancreatic cells. Insulin is a hormone that helps metabolize glucose from food, which cells use for fuel. People with type 1 diabetes must...

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