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Cure for diabetes mellitus type one - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
User :   hii
User :   actually i m a diabetic
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User :   n i have few queries
User :   type 1 diabetic
Doctor :   ok

User :   my age is 23 yrs
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please proceed with your queries
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User :   is it uncurable??
User :   any1 there?
Doctor :   yes

Doctor :  
i will help you in this
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in type1 diabetes, is an autoimmune disease
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in which there is destruction of insulin producing cells in the pancreas
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so there is no insulin production
User :   i know all these things
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and the patient has to depend on taking external insulin.
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and it is fatal if external insulin is not provided
User :   i want to know the latest developments in its curing process
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yes i am coming to that
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i wnated you to understand what is the cause
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such that you understantd
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the treatment options better.

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recently there is Pancreas transplant that is available
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and also Islet cell transplant
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islet cells are the insulin producing cells
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