A commonly prescribed blood-pressure drug comes to the rescue of autoimmune diabetes (TIDM):  Verapamil (trade name: Calan, Isoptin, and others), a calcium channel blocker used in the treatment of high blood pressure, angina, supraventricular tachycardia, migraines,  increases the expression of PD-L1, augments Tregs function, promotes immune tolerance, increases pancreatic β-cell proliferation and regeneration, increases insulin secretion, improves insulin sensitivity, increases energy utilization, and reverses TIDM, via up regulation of its target gene, 14/July/2018, 4.21 pm

Introduction: What they say A study from the International Center for T1D, Pediatric Clinical Research Center Romeo ed Enrica Invernizzi, “L. Sacco” Department of Biomedical and Clinical … Continue reading A commonly prescribed blood-pressure drug comes to the rescue of autoimmune diabetes (TIDM):  Verapamil (trade name: Calan, Isoptin, and others), a calcium channel blocker used in the treatment of high blood pressure, angina, supraventricular tachycardia, migraines,  increases the expression of PD-L1, augments Tregs function, promotes immune tolerance, increases pancreatic β-cell proliferation and regeneration, increases insulin secretion, improves insulin sensitivity, increases energy utilization, and reverses TIDM, via up regulation of its target gene, 14/July/2018, 4.21 pm