Canadian firm's implant controls glucose in diabetic pigs

07/12/2010 | Reuters

Diabetic pigs treated with Sernova's Cell Pouch System showed long-term normal glucose levels without experiencing adverse events, according to preclinical trials. The implantable device uses insulin-producing tissues, or islets, derived from the pancreas of the animals to enable the therapeutic cells to thrive and function in a natural environment.

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