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Is diabetes curable at early stage?

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Dr. Saumya Mittal

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Practicing since :2004

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Posted on Sat, 3 Sep 2016 in Diabetes
Question: My child is 2 years old and suffering from diabetes type 1 and everyday injected 4 times insulin . Any possibility ...
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Answered by Dr. Saumya Mittal 42 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Options

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
I am Dr Mittal.
I have read your message.
I think I can help you.
The fact remains that diabetes has no cure.
The options available are
1. regular insulin
2. Insulin pump
3. pancreatic cell transplant.
4. gene therapy in case stem cells are available.
Let me know which option suits you.
Best of luck.
Dr Mittal
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Priyanka G Raj
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What is in gene therapy
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Answered by Dr. Saumya Mittal 7 hours later
Brief Answer:
Explaining

Detailed Answer:
When the baby is born stem cells can be harvested.
These cells can be transplanted and these can convert to the insulin producing cells.
However, the procedure is relatively experimental and success rates are not too good yet.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Veerisetty Shyamkumar
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