Type 1 diabetes could be tackled by a new technique that involves implanting insulin-producing cells into the eye. This has been found to cut the need for regular daily insulin shots by more than half in animals, and is now to be tested in humans. While type 2 diabetes is linked with lifestyle and occurs […]
Can the eye help achieve islet transplant tolerance in type 1 diabetes?
It is said that the eyes are the window to the soul, but they may also open the door for discovering new ways to achieve immune tolerance to transplanted islets in type 1 diabetes, according to research from the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The findings, which […]