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Stem Cell-Derived Beta-Cells Offer Potential Novel Treatment Approaches for Type 1 Diabetes
Investigators from Washington University and Harvard University have used stem cells derived from patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus to produce cells that secrete insulin in both cultures and mice.
When treating patients with a variety of conditions it can be easy for the lines of care to be blurred, this is particularly true when treating patients with conditions like diabetes and heart failure among others.
Treating patients with diabetes can be enough of a challenge for doctors, add in the comorbidity of cardiac conditions as well and the work gets that much harder to navigate for even the most veteran clinicians.
Patients with diabetes face several challenges when it comes to coronary surgery success for numerous conditions. A recent study looked at the impact diabetes has on the success of coronary bypass grafts.
As with all surgical procedures, there are risks that come with gastric bypass surgery. While the procedure itself is not new, there is work being done to make it more effective and longer lasting for patients who utilize this valuable weight loss option.
Obesity remains a growing problem and while gastric bypass surgery has become a viable option for many patients, there is still work being done to improve the procedure.
Prevalence of type 1 diabetes has risen in many parts of the world. In one way, that may be a good thing. It could mean that people with diabetes are living longer.
Can having a chronic disease define who you are?
A study of drug-trial enrollment in diabetes research showed researchers are routinely excluding women of childbearing age, even when there is little if any risk associated with pregnancy.

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