From Elkins, West Virginia, USA:
Is Byetta approved for type 1 diabetes, since they suspect that it may cause the pancreas to regenerate/repair cells? I understood that is the way it works.
I don't think anyone expects Byetta to promote beta cell regeneration. It is currently approved for type 2 diabetes and not at all approved or significantly studied in kids.
Original posting 27 Jun 2006
Posted to Other Medications
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:08
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