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Vascularized Islets Treat T1 Diabetes

vascularized islets
Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering are conducting a study using vascularized islets derived from human stem cells in the lab to treat type 1 diabetes. Once the blood vessels grow into the islets and are rich in oxygen they will...
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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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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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