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Research: Cure from 2003

  1. I was told by a friend that there has been pancreas transplantation surgery performed before. Is this true? (31 Dec 2003)
  2. How close are we to finding a cure with stem cell research? (11 Dec 2003)
  3. I would like my son to have a better quality of life without having to check his blood sugar so many times a day. (11 Dec 2003)
  4. After consulting your database regarding the advances in the treatment and in the quest for a cure for diabetes, I have a number of questions. (23 Nov 2003)
  5. The Governor just signed a bill approving research for finding a cure for diabetes. How will this motivate doctors and scientists? (3 Nov 2003)
  6. Is there anything that can be done to maintain the other 20% of my daughter's pancreas? (2 Nov 2003)
  7. What are the chances of a cure in my lifetime? (14 Oct 2003)
  8. What is your opinion regarding the time frame for a cure for type 1 diabetes? Are you confident it will happen? (9 Oct 2003)
  9. I heard about islet cell transplantation. Can you recommend this procedure for my daughter? (9 Oct 2003)
  10. Could our newborn's cord blood could be used for our three and half year old diabetic son some day? (7 Oct 2003)
  11. Would you recommend saving the cord blood from our new baby for stem cells? (23 Sep 2003)
  12. What is the latest on any cure for diabetes? Is there hope? (23 Sep 2003)
  13. I've read a lot about a new therapy option some people say can cure type 1 diabetes all together. (27 Jul 2003)
  14. What is the chance my sister can be 100% cured so she doesn't have to take insulin for her lifetime? (25 Jul 2003)
  15. I am pregnant with my first child, and I have several questions. (26 Jun 2003)
  16. I am interested in your opinion on cord blood banking and its future use in a cure for diabetes. (7 May 2003)
  17. Can the umbilical cord that I saved from my son have anything in there that might be able to help? (15 Apr 2003)
  18. The endocrinology department has provided very little information about possible means of prolonging or restoring beta cell functions. (21 Feb 2003)
  19. Is there any new drug that stops the destruction of the remaining beta cells? (10 Feb 2003)
  20. Is there any other long acting insulin to control sugar? Is there any permanent cure in any part of world or any oral treatment? (9 Feb 2003)
  21. Kindly advise if there are any new methods available to cure diabetes. (7 Feb 2003)
  22. I read about surgery being done in Japan for diabetes. Is it safe? Can you give further information? Can't the glands function again? (3 Feb 2003)
  23. Our five year old daughter was diagnosed last week, and we were wondering if there is something that could be done now. (26 Jan 2003)

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