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Pancreatic islet auto-transplantation

So, I was talking to a woman today whom was in a bad car accident, destroying 80% of her pancreas, had it removed and had an auto-islet cel…

Started by Sarah

8 Nov 27
Reply by meee

Islet Cell antibody test level decreased to none

Hi, My son was dx'd 9 months ago at age 8. His A1C was 13.9. He was GADA negative and his ICA (islet cell antibody) level was 1:8. Over the…

Started by dawniew3

2 Feb 14, 2013
Reply by Gerri

Reversal of type 1 diabetes via islet β cell regeneration

Reversal of type 1 diabetes via islet β cell regeneration following immune modulation by cord blood-derived multipotent stem cells Research…

Started by Emily Coles

7 May 18, 2012
Reply by Bryan Acosta

A New Approach to Treating Type I Diabetes?

Article in 4/3/12 A study by Columbia researchers suggests that cells in the patient's intestine could be coaxed into mak…

Started by Emily Coles

0 Apr 6, 2012

Islet Transplant patient here

Hey there everyone - so I have finally gotten around to poking around the site, here, and this seemed like a decent place to begin. I am Ja…

Started by Jason Turner

11 Oct 28, 2011
Reply by MyBustedPancreas

Please Help Compel a Possible Cure

Please take a moment to send an E-mail to ask Dr. Jochen Maas , Director of Diabetes Research and Development at Sanofi-aventis, to continu…

Started by Donna H

101 Jun 14, 2011
Reply by Donna H

Diabecell - Encapsulated Islet Cells

This seems pretty cool, no immunosuppression required. Check out the link...

Started by Bradley

5 Oct 7, 2010
Reply by Gary

A Paradigm Shift in Diabetes Treatments

I am interested in the 'next generation' of diabetes treatments. It looks like islet cell regeneration is definitely making some headway an…

Started by Allie Beatty

0 Aug 24, 2010

LCT--Phase II Human Trials for DIABECELL

From newslettter:   Living Cell Technologies Receives Approval to Progress its Human Phase II Trial of DIABECELL® treatme…

Started by Gerri

0 Mar 29, 2010

Can we survive without a fully functioning liver when it's become transplanted with pancreas islet cells?

Imagine if pancreas islet cells transplanted into your liver meant that you would be cured of diabetes! Well, apparently, this is what happ…

Started by FatCatAnna

1 Dec 16, 2009
Reply by Scott




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