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Islet Cell Transplantation - Type 1 Diabetes - About.com
Islet cell transplantation involves transferring the islet cells from the pancreas of a deceased donor to the person with diabetes. Before they are placed in the ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/diabetesresearch/a/ilset_transplant.htm
What Is the Pancreas, and What Does It Do? - Type 1 Diabetes
Jun 10, 2014 ... Pancreas transplants are currently available, but due to the limited number of donors, this procedure is usually only for those seriously ill from ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/type1diabetesbasics/p/What-Is-The-Pancreas.htm
What Is Type 1 Diabetes? - About.com
But when you have type 1 diabetes, your pancreas stops producing insulin, ... The closest we come to a cure for type 1 diabetes is a pancreas transplant. But this ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/type1diabetesbasics/a/type1basics.htm
Organ Transplant Surgery Preparation - About.com
Jun 30, 2014 ... The most common reason for a pancreas transplant is Type 1 Diabetes that is difficult to manage and control. In some patients, insulin, diet and ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/proceduresaz/a/OrganTransplant.htm
Diabetes - type 1 - Health Topics A-Z - About.com
May 5, 2009 ... In type 1 diabetes, the pancreas does not produce insulin. ..... Pancreas transplantation may eventually be recommended for patients who ...
http://adam.about.com/reports/Diabetes-type-1.htm
What Does the Pancreas Do - Surgery - About.com
Find out what the pancreas does, where it is and why it is so important. ... Examples: Jane, a Type 1 Diabetic, is on the waiting list for a pancreas transplant .
http://surgery.about.com/od/glossaryofsurgicalterms/g/PancreasInfo.htm
The History of Surgery Timeline - About.com
1966 - First successful pancreas transplant. 1967 - First successful liver transplant. 1967 - First heart transplant surgery performed, by South African Christian ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/surgeryinthemedia/a/HistoryOfSurgeryTimeline.htm
Pancreas - Biology - About.com
The pancreas is a soft, elongated organ located in the upper abdominal area of the body. It is a component of both the endocrine system and the digestive ...
http://biology.about.com/od/Digestive-System/ss/pancreas.htm
Immunology and Transplants - Thyroid Disease - About.com
Immunology and Transplants / Understanding the Immune System, a comprehensive ... have succeeded in transplanting the heart, lungs, liver and pancreas.
http://thyroid.about.com/library/immune/blimm25.htm
Diabetes Research - Diabetes Studies - Diabetes Science -
Genetics, stem cell research, and possible transplants are all fields which are growing by ... A transplanted pancreas can mean a new life for a diabetic patient.
http://diabetes.about.com/od/diabetesresearch/
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