Research Corner

1 in 3 adults with type 2 diabetes may have undetected cardiovascular disease. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/1-in-3-adults-with-type-2-diabetes-may-have-undetected-cardiovascular-disease Diabetes linked to functional and structural brain changes. Covid increased the risk of diabetes. Prioritising Maori and Pacific patients for new diabetes drugs pays off http://www.voxy.co.nz/health/5/417649 More Stem Cell research into diabetes with studies in Kenya and the US. Advocacy Action: […]

Third of Type 1 Patients Insulin-Free With Stem Cells

Novel stem-cell transplant continues to show promise for achieving full insulin independence for individuals with type 1 diabetes. Trevor W. Reichman, MD, PhD, Surgical Director of Pancreas and Islet Cell Transplantation, Ajmera Transplant Center at the University of Toronto said: “We are hopeful that this first-of-its-kind research could be a gamechanger for the treatment of […]

Some Observations

The ADA Scientific Sessions are mostly what the title suggests, scientific and concentrating on research studies and commercial presentations. It was more about tomorrow than today. It was also disproportionately biased towards type 1 research, perhaps not surprisingly as that is where the big ticket technology is aimed. There were many presentations on advancements in […]