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Is islet cell transplant a cure for type 2 diabetes?

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Dr. W. James Chon
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: No.

Islet cell transplant does not solve the issue of insulin resistance in type 2 diabetic patients.

In brief: No.

Islet cell transplant does not solve the issue of insulin resistance in type 2 diabetic patients.
Dr. W. James Chon
Dr. W. James Chon
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: No

Its use is restricted to type 1 diabetic patients have are devastated with complications or have recureent severe hypoglycemia.

In brief: No

Its use is restricted to type 1 diabetic patients have are devastated with complications or have recureent severe hypoglycemia.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: More studies are

Needed before the procedure can be made available to everyone.
Islet cell transplantation, when successful, has been shown to restore Insulin independence and to protect from severe hypoglycemia in people with type 1 diabetes.

In brief: More studies are

Needed before the procedure can be made available to everyone.
Islet cell transplantation, when successful, has been shown to restore Insulin independence and to protect from severe hypoglycemia in people with type 1 diabetes.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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