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Islet cell transplant surgery reverses woman’s diabetes

One of only two UK women to undergo islet cell transplant surgery has had remarkable results in the severity of her Type 1 diabetes. She now needs only 4 units of insulin a day compared to 40 before the operation – and she should continue to improve. It is hoped that these transplants could provide a cure for millions of diabetes sufferers.

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About: Islet cell transplant surgery reverses woman’s diabetes

Date: 14 June 2004

Source: BBC News

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/3805603.stm

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