Tag: type 1 diabetes
UVA Health Uncovers Genetic Components of Type 1 Diabetes That Could Lead to New Screening Guidelines
Over the past 2 decades, a UVA researcher has found new sites in the genome related to type 1 diabetes that could revolutionize screening and therapy.
Is Transplant an Option? Alternative Therapies for Patients with Type 1 Diabetes
The goal of transplant is to replace the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas that are destroyed by the immune system. This can now be done two ways: a solid organ transplant or islet cell transplant.