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ea0014p44 | (1) | ECE2007

Low dose cyclosporin and methotrexate administration induces remission of Type 1 diabetes mellitus

Sobel Douglas , Abbassi Val , Henzke Annette

Although, high doses of cyclosporine (cyclo)has been demonstrated to inhibit the development of type 1diabetes mellitus (T1D), its usefulness was limited by its toxicity. Since methotrexate (Mtx) and cyclo have been shown to synergistically act in other disease processes, we determined if low dose cyclo and Mtx therapy could inhibit the development of diabetes and reduce or eliminate the need for insulin therapy in a pilot study.Methods: Insulin dose and...