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 —
- Transplanting the Islets of Langerhans for a Diabetes Cure
- Native American Nutrition and Diabetes
Diabetes seems to be attacking everyone in the 2010s. Two families I know are seeming opposites in nationalities, one British and the other Eastern European, but a great many in each family suffers…
- Diabetic Leg Sores and Blisters – Diabetes, fungus, or friction?