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Is there a cure for people with diabetes?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marco Paliotta
Surgery - Thoracic
3 doctors agree

In brief: It depends.....

For the type 1 diabetes a poential cure would require a transplant of the islet cells from a donor; it's pretty complicated but possible.
For type 2 diabetes, a very rigorous change in lifestyle might be able to reverse the disease.

In brief: It depends.....

For the type 1 diabetes a poential cure would require a transplant of the islet cells from a donor; it's pretty complicated but possible.
For type 2 diabetes, a very rigorous change in lifestyle might be able to reverse the disease.
Dr. Marco Paliotta
Dr. Marco Paliotta
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Type 2-controlled!!

Not cured as it is a strongly genetic disease, and no therapy gets rid of genes that put you at risk but diet, exercise, appropriate meds can control it! type 1 can only be cured with islet cell or pancreas transplant.

In brief: Type 2-controlled!!

Not cured as it is a strongly genetic disease, and no therapy gets rid of genes that put you at risk but diet, exercise, appropriate meds can control it! type 1 can only be cured with islet cell or pancreas transplant.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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