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 HbA1C 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.

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