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[IP] islet transplants

Regarding islet cell transplants, first were done successfully in Canada and
are now in the process of being done across the US in various places.

The main drawback is that you do require anti rejection drugs and it's no
picnic to be on these.

They are currently trying to work on something to do this w/o the

Hmmm, anyone hear about the pig cloning?  Special type of pigs that might be
able to be used for islet transplants w/o requiring anti drug meds...ought
to be interesting to follow up on this one!

Kathy Bruckmeyer
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diab 35 yrs pumping 12/00
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