FDA approves first cell therapy to treat patients with type 1 diabetes

FDA approves first cell therapy to treat patients with type 1 diabetes

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved Lantidra, the first allogeneic (donor) pancreatic islet cell therapy made from deceased donor pancreatic cells for the treatment of type 1 diabetes. the treatment of adults with type 1 diabetes who are unable to reach target glycated hemoglobin … Read more

Timing Matters: When to Exercise for Biggest Improvements in Blood Sugar Levels for Type 2 Diabetes Patients

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A study by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Joslin Diabetes Center suggests that afternoon physical activity can significantly improve blood sugar control in patients with type 2 diabetes. Using data from the Look AHEAD study, the team found that people who were most active in the afternoon had the greatest reductions in … Read more

Berries on bananas: Dietitians’ simple swaps to help prevent type 2 diabetes

Replace the cheese sauce with guacamole.  Photo: Luis Cortes and Tessa Rampersad on Unsplash

The number of people with type 2 diabetes will rise from 529 million in 2021 to over 1.3 billion in 2050, according to two recent scientific papers. Results published in The Lancet AND The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology newspapers on Thursday revealed the rising figures. The increase, say the researchers, comes from a rise in … Read more