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Insulin Plant Tea

The term Insulin Plant Tea refers to many different herbs that people claim to have healing or beneficial effects especially for diabetes. Chief of which is the plant called Costus igneus / Costus Pictus. According to the International Journal of Ayurveda Research, extracts of the Costus igneus plant help lower blood sugar level or dexamethasone-induced […]

Seaweed Capsules Can Aid Insulin-Cell Transplant Recipients

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins University are testing mice and pigs for insulin encased in seaweed capsules and iron to help those with type 1 diabetes whose bodies have rejected their transplanted insulin-cells. Related terms:seaweed diabetesseaweed for diabetesseaweed capsulesseaweed and diabetesseaweed for insulin resistanceseaweed insulindiabetes seaweedis seaweed good for diabeticsseaweed for diabeticsdo seaweeds produce stem […]

Insulin from Plants May Benefit Diabetics

Capsules of insulin produced in genetically modified plants could restore the body’s ability to produce insulin and help insulin-dependent (type 1) diabetes patients, according to biomedical researchers from the University of Central Florida. Related terms:insulin plant benefitsBENEFITS OF INSULIN PLANThealth benefits of INSULIN PLANTplants that contain insulinplants containing insulininsulin from plantsinsulin plant capsuleswhich plant contains […]

Pancreas Transplant

The pancreas is an organ of the body that has a size of a hand. The pancreas is behind the lower part of the stomach. The pancreas creates insulin and enzymes that support the body’s in digesting the food intake and the usage of it. All over the pancreas are clusters of cells called the […]

Pancreatic Cell Transplant Technique for Type 1 Diabetes

A milestone in the pursuit for a possible cure for type 1 diabetes, researchers for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed a technique for transplanting insulin-producing pancreatic cells that causes only a minimal immune response in recipients. Related terms:pancreas advanced techniques 2012PANCREATIC CELL TRANSPLANTcan beta cell transplant prevent premature deathcure […]

Stem Cell Treatment may end Insulin Injections

Dr. Richard Burt of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine found a way to treat diabetes without the need for painful insulin injections and even other medications. Stem cell treatment begins by drawing blood from a diabetes patient and the stem cells in the blood can be processed chemically to become insulin producers. Such formulated […]

Pancreas Cell Transplant

Success rate for the Edmonton protocol, or the transplantation of processed pancreas cells for type 1 diabetic patients, has improved from two percent in its initial testing to a significant 80 percent in a later study. However, researchers still face the challenge of making the technique effective for a longer time frame. Related terms:pancreas cell […]

Successful Islet Cell Transplant

A new study shows that islet cells (clusters of pancreatic cells that produce insulin) from living donors may be better for diabetes treatment. Comparing samples from living and deceased donors, the study shows that 94 percent of islet cells from living donors were viable for transplant, while only 42 percent can be used from deceased […]

Costus Igneus Health Benefits

More commonly known as Fiery Costus or Spiral Flag, Costus igneus had been dubbed as the “Insulin plant”, because it was believed to help the body in producing insulin and had since become a popular medicinal herb. In the Philippines, it is known as tabubungiaw. Related terms:Costus Igneus Benefitscostus igneusFiery Costus plant with uses as […]

Camote Tops for Diabetes

Camote Tops, sweet potato tops or Talbos ng Kamote a green leafy vegetable which is basically the leaves of the camote plant, which grows practically in any backyard in the Philippines. Camote is common across the country and is often used as an alternative to rice by locals who live in typhoon belt areas as […]