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No more insulin diabetic woman benefits from cell transplant

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. BY AMY SHERMAN | asherman@MiamiHerald.com   Physicians with the Diabetes Research Institute at UHealth used a groundbreaking islet-cell transplant procedure to reverse diabetes in a…

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The development of the DRI BioHub

By Diabetes Research Institute The development of the DRI BioHub [Video]   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…

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Cancer Rates Higher with Diabetes

By Becky McCall Medscape Medical News Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD Cancer Rates Higher with Diabetes Dec. 16, 2014 – Cancer Rates Higher with Diabetes.  People with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are diagnosed with more of some types of cancer — and are more likely to die from cancer — than people without…

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Fully Implantable Artificial Pancreas Delivers Insulin as Needed

Implantable Artificial Pancreas Delivers Insulin

Fully Implantable Artificial Pancreas Delivers Insulin as Needed About time. Now will the FDA approve it? July 3, 2015 | by Janet Fang About time. Now will the FDA approve it? With type 1 diabetes, the body’s immune system attacks cells in the pancreas that produce the glucose-lowering hormone insulin. Without insulin to convert sugar…

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No Sugar Added VS Sugar Free

The nutrition facts panel is the best source of information about a food. No sugar added versus sugar free is a commonly asked question.  With so many claims posted on food labels, it can be confusing to determine which products are the healthiest. “No sugar added” and “sugar free” are popular statements on food packages,…

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