Can parasites prevent autoimmune diabetes?

A guest post by Moises Velasquez-Manoff.   Coronado Biosciences, a company seeking FDA approval for a type of medicalized parasite, recently announced the beginning of a very interesting trial on Type 1 diabetes. Coronado is running a number of studies with a whipworm called Trichuris suis, which is native to pigs. It’s testing the parasite…