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Islet Cell Replacement Therapy with Manasi Sinha Jaiman, MD, MPH

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Islet Cell Replacement Therapy – Featuring Manasi Jaiman, MD, MPH, Pediatric Endocrinologist and Diabetes Researcher with expertise in both drug and device developments in type 1 diabetes.

TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR DIABETES® - THE PODCAST! ...With Expert Endocrinologists Living with T1D, Drs. Steven V. Edelman & Jeremy Pettus

Islet cell replacement therapy represents a promising advancement to cure type 1 diabetes. In this episode of the Taking Control of Your Diabetes podcast, our special guest, Dr. Manasi Jaiman, MD, MPH, a leading pediatric endocrinologist and diabetes researcher, joins hosts Dr. Jeremy Pettus and Dr. Steve Edelman to delve into the intricacies of stem cell research and its potential to transform diabetes treatments. Dr. Manasi Jaiman discusses her journey into diabetes research, the significance of islet and beta cells, and the advancements in programming stem cells for therapeutic purposes. She also explains the current methods for delivering these designed cells to patients, the importance of immunosuppression in cell therapy, and the progress made in encapsulation techniques.

In this episode, we will talk about:
  • The role of beta and islet cells in glucagon production
  • How close we are to a cure for type 1 diabetes
  • The sources of islet cells and their importance
  • Different types of stem cells and their applications
  • How new stem cells are delivered to diabetes patients
  • The importance of immunosuppression in cell therapy
  • Recent advancements in cell therapy, including cell infusion and encapsulation
  • The challenges and timelines in finding a cure for type 1 diabetes
  • How to find and participate in clinical trials for diabetes
  • The importance of volunteering in clinical research
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Islet Cell Replacement Therapy with Manasi Sinha Jaiman, MD, MPH
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