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SCT Develops Neo-Islet Technology for Possible Type 1 Diabetes Cure

Scientists at SymbioCellTech (SCT) have developed a technology called Neo-Islet which 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 control without the need for anti-rejection drugs...
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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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