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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
Islet Cell Transplantation - Type 1 Diabetes - About.com
Islet cell transplants could eventually become a cure for type 1 diabetes. ... Islet cell transplantation involves transferring the islet cells from the pancreas of a ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/diabetesresearch/a/ilset_transplant.htm
Beta cells - Type 1 Diabetes - About.com
Jan 12, 2009 ... Beta cells are located in the pancreas and designed to produce insulin.
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/glossaryofdiabetesterms/g/Beta_cell.htm
Organ Transplants - Surgery - About.com
Diabetes and Pancreas Transplants. The most common reason for a pancreas transplant is Type 1 Diabetes that is difficult to manage and control. In some ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/proceduresaz/a/OrganTransplant.htm
Diabetes Research - Diabetes Studies - Diabetes Science -
Genetics, stem cell research, and possible transplants are all fields which are ... The pancreas is an important organ of digestion that produces a hormone called  ...
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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
What Is Type 1 Diabetes? - About.com
But when you have type 1 diabetes, your pancreas stops producing insulin, ... But this is risky surgery and those who receive transplants must take potent drugs ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/type1diabetesbasics/a/type1basics.htm
Pig islet cells could eventually provide a REAL cure for diabetes
Jan 26, 2012 ... One of the biggest obstacles to islet transplants is the short supply of available human islet ... Islet Cell Transplants · What is the Pancreas?
http://type1diabetes.about.com/b/2012/01/26/pig-islet-cells-could-eventually-provide-a-real-cure-for-diabetes.htm
Islets of Langerhans Definition - Type 2 Diabetes - About.com
Read a definition of Islets of Langerhans - their function in the pancreas and how they ... Islet Cell Transplants · Understanding How Insulin Works in the Body ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/glossaryofterms/g/Islets-Of-Langerhans-Definition.htm
Top 10 Diabetes Research Stories of 2010 - What Are the Top 10 ...
Sep 3, 2013 ... One of the problems associated with islet cell transplants has been the ... a cellular structure that mimics the environment of the pancreas that ...
http://type1diabetes.about.com/od/diabetesresearch/tp/Top-10-Diabetes-Research-Stories-Of-2010.htm
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