Vertex Releases New Data on Potential Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Andrew Briskin For many years, a cure for type 1 diabetes has only been a pipe dream for the millions of people living with type 1 diabetes. New data from Vertex Pharmaceuticals on the first people to receive a revolutionary cell therapy for type 1 […]

Islet Cell Transplants: How the USA Fell Behind the Rest of the World

The United States has fallen behind other countries in the effort to make pancreatic islet cell transplants available for patients with type 1 diabetes. As the technique grows in popularity through much of the developed world, in America innovation has come to a standstill. Islet transplantation is an advanced treatment for type 1 diabetes. Briefly, […]