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November is Diabetes Awareness Month and endless numbers of patients, families, and researchers want to find a cure for this dreaded set of diseases: Type I and Type II Diabetes. There is hope now in injecting cells from donor organs into a patient’s pancreas or liver. There is also hope in transplanting pig cells and in wrapping cells – either human or pig – in a bioengineered membrane to fit and function like a pancreas.  

Who’s at risk for diabetes? Many people, and the obese especially, but Indigenous North Americans are Number 1 since 1960.

Read more about diabetes, its treatments and its potential cures — 


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