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In Type 1 Diabetes, Islet Transplantation Gains Momentum - UCSF News Services

In Type 1 Diabetes, Islet Transplantation Gains Momentum - UCSF News Services | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

This report via UCSF News Services summarises the field of Islet Transplantation for Type 1 diabetes. 

 

The report is written from the perspective of researchers who are employed in this institution. However there is a good summary on recent progress which has been made as well as why there are still challenges with islet transplantation.

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In highly selected individuals with Type 1 diabetes, islet transplantation may be of benefit.

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Explaining Risk: Know Your Aristotle | Speaking of Medicine

Explaining Risk: Know Your Aristotle | Speaking of Medicine | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

How best to explain risk in medicine? Do you understand the important difference between absolute v's relative risk when you are reading scientific publications?

 

This blog post via PLoS is by @trishgreenhalgh [twitter i.d.]  http://t.co/5A9c0Tbz...

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