From Rochester, Michigan, USA:
I saw a man on the news who is now a non-diabetic after a procedure with cell implants. How might I become part of a research study for this type of thing? I have no insurance and am still in good health at this point. I would like to know where to go find out how to have this done before I get any damage that can't be reversed.
You can contact your local university as the University of Michigan may be doing islet transplants. However, there are a number of institutions that are performing islet transplants. You can find more information on islet cell transplants at the Insulin-free world web site. Specific information on selection criteria is at the Islet Trials Referral and Update Service page.
Original posting 2 Mar 2005
Posted to Research: Cure
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:00
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