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Research: Cure from 2001

  1. What is your opinion on how successful INGAP will be in curing diabetes? (29 Dec 2001)
  2. I have heard a lot about DiaPep277 in the last few days. Could you please explain more about it ? (11 Dec 2001)
  3. I am wondering if there is any development in finding a cure for type 2. (24 Nov 2001)
  4. Is this a real and close hope for a cure in children with type 1 diabetes? (15 Nov 2001)
  5. Recently, I read an article about a group that made a small pump with a cell inside which produces insulin. (12 Nov 2001)
  6. I have been deeply disturbed over what I am hearing about pancreas transplants and cures not being available to those of us who have not yet developed complications. (1 Nov 2001)
  7. Is there a clinic or doctor we may contact for information on compatibility and possible stem cell transplantation for our daughter? (30 Oct 2001)
  8. Is pancreas transplantation possible for a four year old with type 1 diabetes? Worldwide, where are the centers? (29 Oct 2001)
  9. Are there any advancements in finding a cure for type 1 diabetes? If yes, is there any cure with 100% success? (13 Oct 2001)
  10. Have there been any studies of ferritin and transferrin receptor levels in children with diabetes? (10 Oct 2001)
  11. Is there any realistic milestone to find a cure? (1 Oct 2001)
  12. I tried to ask about the stem cell procedure for my two year old, but they say she's too young. Still, I just wonder why. (29 Sep 2001)
  13. My son has type 1 diabetes, and I have read your reply to a question on saving cord blood for possible future use. How close would the relationship of the donor to the recipient have to be? (28 Sep 2001)
  14. I was wondering if because of the autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes, whether stem cell transplants would actually be "the cure". (6 Sep 2001)
  15. Is there anything we can do to prolong the honeymoon stage? (2 Sep 2001)
  16. Will there ever be a cure? (1 Sep 2001)
  17. How will stem cells be implanted? (25 Aug 2001)
  18. I saw a man with MS who has a procedure which made his MS 90 percent better. Could this be done on people with type 1 diabetes? (20 Aug 2001)
  19. How do I decide whether or nor to save the cord blood of both my daughter's aunts' babies? (20 Aug 2001)
  20. I heard about a researcher who had found a way to cultivate human stem cells from adipose tissue extracted via liposuction. Do you know anything about this? (29 Jul 2001)
  21. A five year old boy is suffering from type 1 diabetes. Is this diabetes curable? (23 Jul 2001)
  22. Can an 11 month old infant who has diabetes be cured permanently at this advanced stage? (6 Jul 2001)
  23. My son has dairy intolerance, and I have read that many people with diabetes test positive for it. If we eliminate the offending food, could we possibly get him off of insulin injections? (5 Jul 2001)
  24. My 15 month old daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. How close are we to finding a cure for it? (4 Jul 2001)
  25. Should we try to preserve some of my son's remaining islet cells? (30 Jun 2001)
  26. Would it be beneficial to save the umbilical cord from my daughter's baby until science and politics catch up? (9 Jun 2001)
  27. With all the research going on would it be a good idea to freeze the umbilical cord of the newborn? (1 May 2001)
  28. With fetal cell research under so much controversy, why can't stem cells from umbilical cells be used? (30 Apr 2001)
  29. I heard somewhere that they are experimenting with pancreas transplants for people with diabetes. Is this true? If so, what is the success rate? (23 Apr 2001)
  30. I have diabetes and heard about a doctor in London who made some people recover from diabetes forever. Is this true? (9 Apr 2001)
  31. Any new developments with stem cell research? I have a 11 month old son with diabetes. (9 Apr 2001)
  32. Will this four year old's sugar stay low ? What is the new medication instead of injections? What is the success of the transplant of cells? (11 Mar 2001)
  33. According to the scientific advances on this disease, what will be the approximate time that science discovers permanent cures of this disease? (10 Mar 2001)
  34. What are the current statistics on people with diabetes? How close is possible cure other than surgery? (5 Mar 2001)
  35. Where or who would do a pancreas implant for us? I am quite willing to give my mom a piece of my good pancreas in order to cure this condition. (1 Mar 2001)
  36. Is there any treatment besides insulin? Is there any treatment to finish the diabetes forever? What do you think about the inhaler? (24 Feb 2001)
  37. Our four year old has type 1 diabetes and we are expecting our second baby soon. Should I save the cord blood to help cure my child's diabetes? (5 Feb 2001)
  38. I heard of an new treatment in which diabetes was cured by injecting the pancreas with blood from placenta or birth cord. Is there any truth to this? (19 Jan 2001)
  39. Is there any permanent treatment for this dreadful disease possible in the near future? Is there a possibility of temporary diabetes occurring in a child? (15 Jan 2001)
  40. Are you aware of any research in the area of using sibling umbilical cord blood to treat type 1 diabetes? (12 Jan 2001)
  41. What can you tell me about the clinical trials treating people who have newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes with medications to affect the t-cells? (5 Jan 2001)

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