PATIENT NOT REQUIRED INSULIN

DIABETES PATIENT NOT REQUIRED INSULIN, RESEARCHER SAYS

In a new clinical trial to observe a new method of injecting islet cells into a patient with Type 1 diabetes patient not required insulin anymore. Doctors from the University of Miami’s Diabetes Research Institute have confirmed that their first trial patient no longer needs insulin therapy.

 

Wendy Peacock, their first patient, has been giving herself insulin injections. Following a strict daily schedule to take care of her diabetes since she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at 17.

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Now 43, Peacock has undergone the surgery in this new trial and no longer needs injections. Because her body is producing insulin naturally. Since the minimally-invasive procedure in August 201. She also no longer has the dietary restrictions that coincide with having Type 1 diabetes.

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