From New York, New York, USA:
My 9 year old nephew has diabetes. I am pregnant and wondering if preservation of the core cells (in my placenta) could be potentially helpful for him or general diabetic research. I'd appreciate your opinion on this matter.
As far as I am aware, saving any tissue from your placenta will not help your nephew.
Original posting 24 Sep 1998
Posted to Research: Cure
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:00
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