Secretions from the skin of a South American frog could provide a new treatment for diabetes. The paradoxical frog, Pseudis paradoxa, secretes a substance from its skin which protects it from infection. But the molecule, pseudin-2, may have another use for humans. Researchers found that it stimulates the release of insulin, the vital hormone which is deficient in diabetes sufferers. Read Complete Article ... This is one of those examples of why we should be doing everything we can to protect the rainforst and its inhabitants. Use this thread to discuss the article posted/linked above. What are your thoughts about South American Frog Secretions Stimulate Insulin Release, Could Offer Diabetes Treatment Hope?