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Neo-Islets

Neo-Islets created by scientists at SymbioCellTech for the treatment of insulin-dependent diabetes

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 control without the need for anti-rejection drugs or encapsulation devices. SCT has also developed the Neo-Islet for diabetic, insulin-dependent dogs and humans and is ready for testing.

This sounds like real exciting news for us diabetics so let’s all pray it turns out to be a cure for type 1 diabetes.

Read the full article here! source SymbioCellTech

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