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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

Neo-Islets
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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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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The Bionic Pancreas, Bridge To A Cure!

The Bionic Pancreas called “iLet” by Beta Bionics is a device that is the one and only fully integrated, fully automated, bihormonal bionic pancreas that uses both, insulin to lower blood sugar and glucagon to raise blood sugar for optimal glycemic control and a bridge...
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Artificial Pancreas Approved by FDA for Diabetes

MiniMed 670G device
Medical device maker Medtronic has won Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the MiniMed 670G device. The “hybrid closed loop system” monitors and adjusts glucose and insulin levels in patients with type 1 diabetes. The first artificial pancreas of its kind for treating diabetes...
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Diabetes Cure News Type 1

Diabetes Cure News
Diabetes Cure News! Johnson & Johnson is joining forces with biotech company ViaCyte to speed development of the first stem cell treatment that could fix and essentially cure the life-threatening hormonal disorder type 1 diabetes. ViaCyte has already begun testing the device in a small...
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