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DRI study: CGM metrics in islet transplant recipients with long-term insulin independence show near-normal glucose control

June 8, 2019

Islet 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 compared to hybrid-closed loop systems. 

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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.



Out of the KitchenSouth Florida's Top Chefs Cook "Out of the Kitchen" to Benefit the DRI
March 20, 2019 -- Imagine 21 of South Florida’s most popular chefs all under one roof simultaneously cooking innovative, three-course meals right at the tableside! It’s happening at Out of the Kitchen, where adventurous diners—who won’t know what they’re being served until that very night—will be seated at tables of 12 and have the opportunity to interact with these culinary artists while they create.


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DRI In the News

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

Tips for Air Travel with Diabetes
June 28, 2019 | Diabetes Forecast

What's New in Diabetes Research from ADA's 2019 Scientific Sessions

June 17, 2019 | Healthline's Diabetes Mine

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