Stem Cells May Cure T1D

Stem cells inside PEC-Direct
Medical device company Viacyte has developed a device called PEC-Direct that can protect stem cells to be able to live inside the body, produce insulin as needed and possibly cure type 1 diabetes (T1D). The stem cells are placed into PEC-Direct and take three months to...
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Neo-Islets Possible T1D Cure

Scientists at SymbioCellTech (SCT) have developed a technology called Neo-Islets for possible type 1 diabetes (T1D) cure. It combines Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) with culture-expanded pancreatic islet cells to form three-dimensional cellular clusters. The technique was used in mice, all treated mice demonstrated normal blood glucose...
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What’s your blood sugar today?

I had the opportunity to work overnight last night so my blood sugar wasn’t exactly going to be a great morning number, at least I thought so. I was pleasantly surprised that my blood glucose was 105 mg/dl at around 7am and that’s with snacking...
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Texas Researchers Claim Diabetes Cure

Scientists and researchers from the University of Texas think they have found a diabetes cure. Though the treatment to cure diabetes is considered unconventional, the UT team has found a way to make existing cells in the pancreas perform the work of insulin producing beta...
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