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  • Question about LCT Diabecell (and similar products)
    other encapsualation products One of the primary benefits touted for instance at the LCT web site is a reduction in hypoglycemia However I see no mention of reduction in hyperglycemia Would not there be a reduction in that as well as the patient would always see at least some small benefit of the implanted cells countering increasing blood sugar Follow Ups Re Question about LCT Diabecell and similar products elliott

    Original URL path: http://islet.org/forum/messages/55845.htm (2016-04-29)
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  • Re: Question about LCT Diabecell (and similar products)
    2014 03 02 In Reply to Question about LCT Diabecell and similar products posted by Joe The HbA1c levels improved to a greater degree than seen with continous suncutneous glucose monitoring and insulin pumps There was a reduction in the peak levels of blood glucose levels seen Both of these achieved with lessened unaware hypoglycemia which was not achieved with continous glucose monitoring and insulin pumps Follow Ups Post a

    Original URL path: http://islet.org/forum/messages/55856.htm (2016-04-29)
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  • Experts hail stem cell breakthrough
    SteveR on 13 53 51 2014 01 31 http news uk msn com experts hail stem cell breakthrough http news uk msn com experts hail stem cell breakthrough Follow Ups Post a Followup Name E Mail Optional Subject Comments Link

    Original URL path: http://islet.org/forum/messages/55841.htm (2016-04-29)
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  • viacyte funded and going into phase I and II human trials?
    16 11 2014 01 27 http www youtube com watch v M2Z3c4D6jRQ sf Relevancy 1 Does anyone have any comment on Viacytes cure it uses encapsulated stem cells which they have an endless supply these become beta cells and seem as a possible cure no overdosing possible Thoughts other than rats get cured by everything Follow Ups Re ViaCyte Stem Cell Device Al Gordon 19 41 00 2014 01 27

    Original URL path: http://islet.org/forum/messages/55835.htm (2016-04-29)
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  • Re: ViaCyte Stem Cell Device
    4 less demanding immunobarrier to protect against auto immunity but not xeno immunity Eugene Brandon mentioned the obvious risk of stem cells namely cancer However this device 1 is easily monitored for teratoma growths by ultrasound 2 is easily removed if such growths are detected and 3 the capsule may contain any malignant cells for a period of time before they metastasize Those are my off the cuff thoughts More

    Original URL path: http://islet.org/forum/messages/55836.htm (2016-04-29)
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  • Re: ViaCyte Stem Cell Device
    11 2014 01 30 In Reply to Re ViaCyte Stem Cell Device posted by Al Gordon This is the first time I have heard that stem cells have been created that produced insulin Follow Ups Post a Followup Name E

    Original URL path: http://islet.org/forum/messages/55840.htm (2016-04-29)
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  • Re: ViaCyte Stem Cell Device
    to Re ViaCyte Stem Cell Device posted by Al Gordon What are the improvements over other cell implants currently under investigation Only the use of stem cells And how solve the problems of the other implants such as lack of oxygen Because all of them work very well in mice but not so in humans Follow Ups Re ViaCyte Stem Cell Device Al Gordon 12 43 35 2014 01 28

    Original URL path: http://islet.org/forum/messages/55837.htm (2016-04-29)
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  • Re: ViaCyte Stem Cell Device
    or even larger animals The obvious message is that NOD diabetes and human diabetes are completely different diseases and it is a waste of time and money to use NOD mice as a model of human type 1 diabetes However in the ViaCyte case we saw non diabetic mice achieve a human blood glucose setpoint lower than the the mouse setpoint as long as the implant was present and the

    Original URL path: http://islet.org/forum/messages/55839.htm (2016-04-29)
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