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Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Research Report

October 3, 2019

Learn About the Diabetes Research Institute's Latest Advancements

A biological cure is an urgent priority. DRI scientists are aggressively working toward that goal. In our Research Report, you'll get an update on the DRI's BioHub strategy targeting the major areas needed to restore natural insulin production, highlights of the latest progress, innovative research underway, and what's coming next. 

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DRI study: CGM metrics in islet transplant recipients with long-term insulin independence show near-normal glucose controlIslet Transplant Recipients with Long-Term Insulin Independence Show Near-Normal Glucose Control
Continous glucose monitoring in islet transplant recipients who have been insulin independent for an average of 10 years clearly demonstrates that islet transplantation can result in glucose levels that are close to those in people who do not have type 1 diabetes, and show improved time-in-range and other key metabolic data. 


It's Hot! 7 Tips for Managing Diabetes in SummerIt's Hot! 7 tips for Managing Diabetes in Summer
July 29, 2019 -- With excessive heat warnings being issued recently across the country, people with diabetes need to be extra cautious. Summertime already brings changes to structured routines – kids are out of school, vacation travel, increased outdoor activities, cookouts, and more. While most people enjoy summer’s flexibility, it can make it difficult to keep up the necessary habits of managing diabetes.

'Reporter Islets' in the Eye May Predict Autoimmunity in Type 1 Diabetes'Reporter Islets' in the Eye May Predict Autoimmunity in Type 1 Diabetes
May 14, 2019 -- In an innovative study, researchers show that islets transplanted in the anterior chamber of the eye (ACE) may be reliable reporters of type 1 diabetes development and progression and help guide early intervention.



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DRI In the News

Now in development: off-the-shelf stem cells
September 27, 2019 | Knowable Magazine

Transplanting islet cells can fix brittle diabetes. Why isn't it available in the U.S.?
August 27, 2019 | STAT

Biotechs Race to Discover Stem Cell Treatments for Diabetes
July 15, 2019 | The Scientist

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