Physicians and patients may soon have another option for helping to control Type 2 diabetes.

Scientists have found a way to genetically engineer muscle capable of soaking up significantly more sugar than normal.

After promising results using mouse muscle cells, researchers have started working with human muscle cells.

While this latest research has not been published yet, it was presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Stockholm, Sweden.

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