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A Patient With Diabetes No Longer Needs Insulin After Receiving A Bioengineered “Pancreas”

A year after receiving a new type of islet cell transplant to treat her severe diabetes, a patient continues to do well and no longer needs insulin injections to manage her disease.

Even the most exciting breakthrough medical treatment can be rendered obsolete by a particularly insurmountable obstacle: time.


If a treatment only works temporarily, it has…

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