A shortage of islet donor cells means insulin independence may not be a reality for most patients who have received islet cell transplants, the conference has heard. Traditionally the goal of islet cell transplants was for patients to achieve insulin independence but Jane Holmes-Walker from Westmead Hospital in Sydney told delegates that the islet transplant ...
Type 1 diabetes
Donor shortage changes ICT holy grail
By Nicola Garrett
31 Aug 2015