Type 2 diabetes, obesity cure may be found in single injection: study

The scientists then repeated the experiment with older mice and got similar results. The risk of diabetes and obesity increases with age so they wanted to ensure that results would be consistent for that at risk group.

In previous studies, the FGF21 hormone has been associated with bone loss, but researchers did not observe that reaction in either group of mice. However that risk is why they will be looking to test the jab on other animals before considering the treatment for humans.

While we’re on the topic, here’s a dietitian’s take on diabetes and the woman that had gastric banding surgery twice.

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