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What's the latest on "islet cell transplantation" for type 1 diabetics?

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Dr. David Geffner
Endocrinology 54 years experience
Not so good: We have a long way to go. The edmunton protocol, the latest attempt at transplanting islet cells is not working out as well as we would like for patients with type 1 diabetes. There are other attempts on the horizon - stay tuned.

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