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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 […]

Protein Has Power Over Cells

Diabetes research is again booming with the recent discovery from New Orleans that suggests the molecular mechanism of how a protein determines the fate of the cells that make and release insulin. Michael Lan, PhD discovers that INSM1 has a critical role in the development of pancreatic beta cells, the only cells in the body […]

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 […]

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 […]