Researchers are investigating islet-cell transplantation as a way to help patients to come off insulin or reduce their use of it. Most research in recent years has focused on an islet-transplantation procedure called the Edmonton protocol.
This procedure has only been used in clinical trials, but it has helped some patients with severe type 1 diabetes to become free of insulin injections. However, many of these insulin-independent patients...Read more
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A Swedish study has shown that teaching type 2 diabetes patients about their disease results in greater decreases in the hemoglobin A1c... Read more »
Read David's first update from the Scientific Sessions here! San Francisco -- Yesterday I was wearing Band-aids on six of my fingers. I... Read more »
Your best help in reducing your A1C and your weight could be to work with a Certified Diabetes Educator and a nutritionist. That's the... Read more »