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Early Xmas present?

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by fergus, Dec 18, 2008.

  1. fergus

    fergus Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I like getting my hopes up, me. Here's the introduction to a NEJM article just published.

    Looks as if there are significant advances being made now. We live in hope, eh?

    All the best,

  2. seabill

    seabill · Active Member

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    Hi Fergus

    Thanks for this update.

    I just posted on the main forum, just in case
    it has been missed.

    $40 million has been pledged to the University of Minnesota
    by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation.

    Goal, to find a cure for type 1 in 5 years.

  3. caitycakes1

    caitycakes1 · Well-Known Member

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    I try not to get my hopes up for a cure but it's difficult not to be excited by each step closer to it. It would be marvelous if they managed a cure within five years. My god, to think we could be free of this weight around our necks is fantastic. I often remember how carefree and uncomplicated my life was before dx (and that was only 5 months ago). If I get cured of this I will NEVER take anything for granted again. Still wouldn't go back to high carb though!! :wink:

    Caitycakes x
  4. lilibet

    lilibet · Well-Known Member

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    Im with you caity

    If they find a cure I promise I will be good!!

    Although just 'getting on with it', everytime I read something like that it makes me realise just how much I really really really really would like not to have diabetes. After that, the sadness kicks in...............
  5. AndyS

    AndyS Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    If they do get this sorted. The first thing I'm going to do is go and have a pizza and a few beers :p
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