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Can an infant's cord blood be used to cure or treat type 1 diabetes in the mother?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatrics - Urology
3 doctors agree
In brief: NO
At this point this type of treatment is only active in the laboratory.
Meaning it has not been tried on a wide scale level in human patients and is not fda approved at this time.

In brief: NO
At this point this type of treatment is only active in the laboratory.
Meaning it has not been tried on a wide scale level in human patients and is not fda approved at this time.
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
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Dr. Jeffrey Unger
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
No. Type 1 diabetes can't be cured with cord blood or stem cells.

In brief: No
No. Type 1 diabetes can't be cured with cord blood or stem cells.
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
In brief: See below
There is a very small study (15 patients) saying that there seemed to be a decrease in the level of diabetes after "stem cell educating".
A cure? Not at this time. However, if you have the financial ability this might be a good time to save the cord blood and placenta of the next child, just in case.

In brief: See below
There is a very small study (15 patients) saying that there seemed to be a decrease in the level of diabetes after "stem cell educating".
A cure? Not at this time. However, if you have the financial ability this might be a good time to save the cord blood and placenta of the next child, just in case.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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