"My son was involved in the University of Florida stem cell infusion program and has had incredible results. I am not aware of any programs for adults though. I think it may have to do with adults not having their own stem cells to infuse. My son had…"
"That is a wonderful story. There are tremendous strides being made in this area and yes there is a cost involved, but in the grand scheme of things, the decision really has to do with your child. Remarkable results such as yours convince me even…"
"Your research is very thorough and well thought out. I hope that you are able to come to the decision that is right for you. Please feel free to reference me in this or any other discussion associated with cord blood. As you know, I am a big fan of…"
"That is remarkable. Although I am a strong proponent of stem cell storage and I have first hand (and in my opinion successful) experience with an infusion, I have never heard of this therapy being a cure. Even the study that we were involved in,…"
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"I had not actually seen JDRF's official position prior to your post. Thank you for offering that. I have reviewed that commentary and I have to say I am a little surprised. It is true that Dr. Haller's study did not work for everybody and…"
"Since infusion, my son's insulin requirements have dramatically reduced, by about 1/3. Even though he is growing, his insulin requirements continue to reduce. At our last endo visit, it was recommended that the insulin be reduced again since…"
"I have first hand experience with stem cells and type 1 diabetes. My son was diagnosed with type 1 when he was 9 years old. As with almost everyone I have seen on this sight, it was a shock to us and we started researching this disease. We found a…"
Above is a photo of Diabetes Hands Foundation’s own Manny Hernandez with the stars of the Diabetes Co-Stars Video, “Strength in Numbers.” In case you haven’t heard the news yet, there is a new video making it’s way through the … Continue Reading
The Diabetes Hands Foundation and Diabetes Advocates Program is proud to announce and congratulate the members of DA who were granted scholarships to attend diabetes conferences in 2013! Thanks to a generous grant from Novo Nordisk, in 2013 we were … Continue Reading