DIABECELL Closest to Diabetes Cure?

Diabecell
DIABECELL is a cell therapy where insulin producing islet cells are taken from the pancreas of a pig and then encapsulated into an alginate material. The encapsulated porcine cells are then implanted into the abdomen of patient’s with type 1 diabetes via an easy laparoscopic...
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Artificial Pancreas

Artificial Pancreas
The Artificial Pancreas is a smart idea and does show promise in controlling blood sugars for type 1 diabetics who are currently using insulin pumps. The system uses a modified iPhone connected to a glucose monitor and pumps that deliver the insulin and glucagon. It...
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Diabetes and Stress Don’t Mix

One of the major challenges for a diabetic is maintaining normal sugar levels at times of high stress. I’ve been through many stressful periods of my diabetes life but I’ve noticed when I’m stressed out my sugar levels go up and are very difficult to...
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Avoiding Diabetic Hypoglycemia from Activities

I’ve always been a very active person, exercising, working out and playing all sports including hockey, baseball, football, basketball or whatever pickup game I was called on by friends and family. Before I was diagnosed with diabetes this was never an issue but after diagnoses...
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Importance of Exercise for Diabetics

When I was first diagnosed with diabetes my first reaction was, “who me? No way I can’t have diabetes” but when I came to terms with myself having this annoying disease, I realized that exercise was the most important thing to feeling better. Of course...
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Welcome to Diabetes In The Know!

Kenny
I’d like to welcome everyone to my website, diabetesknow.com (Diabetes in the Know). My name is Kenny and I’m a type 1 diabetic for over 20 years now and use a Paradigm 523 insulin pump for my diabetic treatment. I’ve been very happy with my...
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