Diabetes and Tuberculosis (TB)

With 1.6 million People with TB and Diabetes the World Health Organisation has published advice under the heading ‘Invest for impact’. Diabetes is associated with about twice the risk of tuberculosis (TB) disease and a higher risk of multidrug-resistant TB. People with both TB and diabetes are twice as likely to die during TB treatment […]

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 […]