Better insulin sensitivity seen with islet cell transplant

10/8/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A small study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism showed islet cell transplantation was associated with reductions in mean A1C in patients with long-term type 1 diabetes. Researchers also found transplant patients attained significant improvements in total, hepatic and peripheral insulin sensitivity, despite taking immunosuppressive drugs linked to insulin resistance.

View Full Article in:

MedPage Today (free registration)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director Medical Affairs
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Senior Scientist - Cell Engineering Group
Pfizer
San Francisco, CA
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR
Area Reimbursement Manager (CT, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VT)
SI-BONE, INC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR