Posts Tagged "Stem Cells"

Stem Cells Promising for Type 1 Diabetes

Posted on Apr 28, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Insulin No Longer Needed by Some Diabetic Patients Who Underwent Experimental Treatment By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Louise Chang, MDApril 14, 2009 — More than half of the newly diagnosed patients with type 1 diabetes who got an experimental treatment for the disease did not need insulin injections for at least a year. Patients also showed improvements in the functioning of the insulin-producing cells that are attacked and destroyed in patients with type 1 diabetes. Four of the 23 patients who took part in the study remained insulin free for at least three years and one patient went...

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