Technique may reduce need for islet cell transplant donors

09/2/2013 | Diabetes.co.uk (U.K.)

Scottish researchers have developed a technique designed to reduce the need for islet cell transplant donors, which in turn may help improve procedure wait times for those with type 1 diabetes. The procedure involves providing an initial transplant from one donor and then using a part of the donated cells to generate more beta cells, which are then given to the patient in a second transplant.

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