Stem Cells May Stop Type 1 Diabetes
Blood Stem Cell Transplant Leaves Diabetes Patients Insulin Free -- So Far
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Early Results, Enormous Promise continued...
Skyler also notes that this treatment isn't the only cellular treatment now
being developed for type 1 diabetes. Other treatments include infusions of
regulatory cells to reorient autoimmune cells, umbilical cord cells, embryonic
or adult stem cells, and bone marrow transplant.
"As these further studies confirm and build on the results of Voltarelli
and colleagues -- the time may indeed be coming for starting to reverse and
prevent type 1 diabetes mellitus," Skyler suggests.