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No more insulin diabetic woman benefits from cell transplant

BY AMY SHERMAN asherman@MiamiHerald.com No more insulin diabetic woman benefits from cell transplant.  Dr. Camillo Ricordi, director of the Diabetes Reseach Institute, explains the islet cell transplant as recipient, Wendy Peacock, right, looks on. Physicians with the Diabetes Research Institute at UHealth used a groundbreaking islet-cell transplant procedure to reverse diabetes in a 43-year-old mom, […]

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Sometimes it is not about Diabetes

By Mark E. Welch, AS, CPhT, Columnist Sometimes it is not about Diabetes Sometimes. diabetes takes a back seat.  People in our lives undergo much more traumatic problems than being diagnosed with diabetes.   Is being diagnosed with a disease such as diabetes traumatic?   You bet it is. However, what if your mother is […]

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The development of the DRI BioHub

By Diabetes Research Institute The development of the DRI BioHub We’re excited to announce that the first patient in the Diabetes Research Institute clinical trial to test for the first time a novel transplant technique for insulin-producing cells was successfully completed recently! This FDA-approved Phase I/II study builds upon decades of progress in islet transplantation […]

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Geriatrics Arthritis and Diabetes

By Mark E. Welch, AS, CPhT, Columnist Geriatrics Arthritis and Diabetes Geriatrics Arthritis and Diabetes.  I write frequently when it comes to older folks with diabetes.   Certain things become a problem when dealing with how to deal with this cursed disease. When I was working as a Pharmacy  Technician  an older gentle came into […]

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Diabetes and Lactose Intolerance

By Mark E. Welch, AS, CPhT Diabetes and Lactose Intolerance Diabetes and Lactose Intolerance.  It has come to my attention that I have a problem holding down milk products.   I do not drink milk, ice cream or any other dairy products per say.  However, after learning that Pasteurized Heavy cream has no carbs and […]

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Parenting Your Teen with Type 1 Diabetes

  By Nicole Kofman and Ashley Dartnell Parenting Your Teen with Type 1 Diabetes For most families, “‘adolescence is second only to infancy’ in terms of the upheaval it generates” within a household. Add managing type 1 diabetes into the mix, and things can get complicated. For parents, it can be daunting to balance giving […]

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