Regulatory T cell phenotype and function 4 years after GAD-alum treatment in children with type 1 diabetes.

Glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD)(65) formulated with aluminium hydroxide (GAD-alum) was effective in preserving insulin secretion in a Phase II clinical trial in children and adolescents with recent-onset type 1 diabetes. In addition, GAD-alum treated patients increased CD4(+) CD25(hi) forkhead box protein 3(+) (FoxP3(+)) cell numbers in response to in… (More)