Study: Islet cell transplant improves insulin production in diabetes patients

09/25/2013 | Yahoo

Islet transplantation helps boost insulin production levels to the point that type 1 diabetes patients can stop daily insulin injections, according to research in the journal Diabetes. Researchers from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania extracted islet cells from donors and stored them in a controlled environment for three days before transplanting them into recipients. The new method also shows promise in enhancing islet cell function.

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