In addition to being close to preventing Type 1 diabetes, Professor Itamar Raz is working to protect the heart and kidney from diabetic complications, educating doctors how to treat patients with diabetes and changing towns across Israel to improve lifestyle behaviors.
Forty years ago I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. I was told -- as we all were -- that the cure was five to 10 years away. There still is no cure, but I just interviewed the man who may be a breath away from preventing type 1 diabetes.
Consider insomnia as a symptom of a deeper problem. The answer is not sleep medication, or psychotropic medication, as the medications themselves are toxic to the organs, have side-effects, are often addictive.