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can type i diabetes be cured?

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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No: Only treated for the present time. Active research is undergoing though to find a cure. Please check with your local diabetes chapter if your interested in participating in the cause to find a cure.
Answered on Oct 8, 2011
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Only with: Islet cell or pancreatic transplants.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
There is no cure: only control (diet, exercise, weight loss, medications, bariatric surgery) but none remove the genes that put one at risk in first place!!
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Not there yet: Pancreatic islet cell transplantation allows independence from exogenous supplementation of Insulin for a year or two. Generalization of islet cell t ... Read More
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Diabetes type 1: For now it is unlikely to "cure" type 1 diabetes but I have no doubt that over time this will happen. That said, how well are you doing with type 1 di ... Read More
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Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
Diabetes 1 vs 2: Type 1 diabetes refers to the type where one totally stops making Insulin (e.g. Due to pancreas antibodies) and therefore Insulin is generally the onl ... Read More

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