A Cure for Diabetes
The way to perfect blood sugar
Imagine a future where technology can safely take over the constant management of blood sugars. Surprisingly, you can eat, move and sleep without worrying about managing a roller coaster moving ups and downs. The risk of long-term complications vanishes.
The progress in treating type 1 diabetes are accelerating on double pace. Futuristic treatments, which were perpetually five to 10 years away, are now in advanced clinical trials and/or entering marketing.
Stem cell implant – A pouch full of brand-new cells reduces the need for people with Type 1 diabetes to take daily insulin shots. This process is now used by ViaCyte Inc. of San Diego.
Turning Stem Cells into Insulin-Producing Cells
Stem cells hold tremendous potential as a source of insulin-producing cells that could be placed in a BioHub. Stem cells possess the potential becoming virtually any kind of cell.
Eugene Brandon, Viacyte, Inc. – CIRM Stem Cell
ViaCyte’s chief scientific officer
explains beta cell encapsulation
The Myth about Blood Sugars and Diabetes
Stem Cell treatment – overview of procedure
Stem Cell Research Could Cure Type 1 Diabetes