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Nanoporous thin-film device could help treat diabetes

Nanoporous thin-film device could help treat diabetes

Encapsulated human embryonic stem-cell differentiated beta cell clusters (hES-βC) show promise for treating diabetics without having to chronically suppress their immune system.

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The best place to treat type 1 diabetes might be just under your skin

The best place to treat type 1 diabetes might be just under your skin

Researchers transplanted healthy pancreatic cells under the skin to produce insulin for blood glucose regulation.

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Pioneering beta cell scan could measure diabetes progression

Pioneering beta cell scan could measure diabetes progression

A pioneering way to measure the quantity of cells which release insulin in the pancreas has been developed, researchers have said.

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Breakthrough stem cell technology in type 1 diabetes

Breakthrough stem cell technology in type 1 diabetes

A regenerative therapy company, known as Viacyte, just announced that a few patients have successfully been implanted with a pouch of stem cells they manufacture.

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Biotech Startups’ Cell-Based Diabetes Attack

Biotech Startups’ Cell-Based Diabetes Attack

Creating cells that help the body beat the condition could free patients from insulin therapy.

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Success for new method of islet cell transplantation in type 1 diabetes

Success for new method of islet cell transplantation in type 1 diabetes

A new pioneering way of importing insulin-producing cells to combat type 1 diabetes works in mice, a clinical trial has found.

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Novel tissue-engineered islet transplant achieves insulin independence in type 1 diabetes

Novel tissue-engineered islet transplant achieves insulin independence in type 1 diabetes

Diabetes scientists have produced the first clinical results demonstrating that islet cells transplanted within a tissue-engineered platform can successfully engraft and achieve insulin independence in type 1 diabetes

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     This project has received funding from the EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Grant agreement No 645991