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Re: [IP] NOT encouraging research news :-(

Ken wrote:
> There is a study at the Diabetes Research Center in Hollywood Florida
> transplanting beta cell with donor bone marrow to fool the immune system
> and use less immunosuppression which is gradually reduced over a twelve
> month period.  I thought they would do some human transplants this year.

Just this week the Children with Diabetes website had an article
referenced about this very thing.  Here is the URL on it for those

6. First "Islets Alone" Transplant Performed On Type 1 Diabetic Patient
the Diabetes Research Institute.
URL: http://www.drinet.org/html/dri_news.htm

Kayla's mom
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/