Will a sugar tax help deter childhood obesity?

Xolani Gwala speaks to paediatric endocrinologist Dr David Segal on a possible cure for Type I diabetes and calls for sugar tax to help deter childhood obesity.

JOHANNESBURG - Researchers at MIT and Harvard are working to create an effective therapy that doesn't rely on a steady stream of insulin injections.

They have discovered how to make huge quantities of insulin-producing cells and hope to try the treatment on humans in the next two years.

702's Xolani Gwala speaks to paediatric endocrinologist, Dr David Segal, about the new discovery and how a sugar tax may help deter childhood obesity.

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