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A cure for Wolfram syndrome could lead to a cure for diabetes.

Monday, September 1, 2014

Thank you again, and Regenerate to Beat Degeneration.

I was surprised and glad to see that our patient and friend, Alejandro, was doing an ice bucket challenge for Wolfram syndrome. Thank you again, Ale and the team Alejandro!

I often get questions about "regenerative medicine." I really like the following video created by the Mayo Clinic. "Regenerate" is the opposite of "degenerate." Because Wolfram syndrome is a degenerative disease, the best way to counteract is to "regenerate" damaged tissues.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRCxvNXGx9g
http://www.mayo.edu/research/faculty/nelson-timothy-j-m-d-ph-d/bio-00027362

I hope you will have a wonderful Labor day today.