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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 […]

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 […]

Innovating Ways to Cure Diabetes

According to the International Diabetes Federation, the number of people diagnosed with diabetes has increased from 30 million to 246 million over the past two decades. In the Philippines, the Department of Health says that there are currently eight million diabetics, with 500 newly diagnosed everyday. Related terms:ways to cure diabetesdiabetes curecure for diabeteswhat is […]

Preventing Diabetes in Children

It is a well-known fact that diabetes is a disease whose prevalence is increasing at disturbingly alarming rates worldwide. And while much attention is focused on the incidence of type 2 diabetes, especially with the epidemic of childhood obesity, the incidence of type 1 diabetes which is classically associated with children is increasing as well. […]

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 […]

Mouse Sut shows new way to treat Type 1 Diabetes

Mice—generally regarded as pests—may actually hold the key to curing diabetes within their gut. Researchers at the Columbia University Medical Center discovered that cells in the intestine of mice can be coaxed into producing insulin, by blocking a certain type of gene. Professor of Medicine Dr. Domenico Accili, MD., and Chutima Talchai, PhD., found that […]

Hope for Diabetes Cure

It is widely regarded that diabetes is an incurable disease but that hasn’t stopped doctors from seeking out a cure for it. In that regard, the Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey in collaboration with one of the world’s leading researchers for diabetes recently announced that they are optimistic about a breakthrough procedure they […]

Simultaneous Kidney and Pancreas Transplants Prove Beneficial

Type 1 diabetics are given a new surge of hope as researchers from the University of Heidelberg in Germany suggest that getting a kidney transplant as well as a pancreas transplant can greatly improve the recipient’s survival over the long term. Although the reason behind this is still not fully known, researchers note that it […]

The Diabetes Problem: What Can We Do to Prevent It?

Diabetes mellitus has become a serious problem and has reached epidemic proportions over the past decade. In the Philippines, the National Nutrition Survey conducted by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute in 2003 estimates that about 7 out of 100 Filipinos may either have prediabetes or diabetes. From an older survey done in 1997, there […]

Skin Cells may Provide Cure for Diabetes

A recent study revealed the possibility of using skin cells from type 1 diabetes patients as manufacturers of insulin in response to the fast-changing blood sugar levels. Related terms:firpo beta cellswww allaboutdiabetes net