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Pancreatic Islet Transplantation
Receiving a transplant of pancreatic islet cells, the cells that make insulin, may be an alternative for some people with type 1 diabetes.
Special Harvard Commentary: The Potential of Stem Cells
The controversy over stem cell research has become a front page story. Find out what the contention is all about.

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Medications
Medicine Charts for Diabetes
For most people with diabetes, medicine plays an essential role in controlling the disease. Our medicine charts list specific medicines used to treat diabetes.
Alternative Devices for Taking Insulin
Today, most people who take insulin to manage diabetes inject the insulin with a syringe that they place just under the skin. Several other devices with which to take insulin are currently available, and others are being developed.

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Diet And Nutrition
Sweeteners
Sometimes for people with diabetes it feels like sugar is the enemy, and for years this was a cornerstone of the dietary philosophy for managing diabetes.
Carbohydrate Confusion
In the rush to capitalize on the low-carb craze, food manufacturers are using terms that can make food labels even more difficult to understand. Here's the lowdown on carbohydrates and their labeling.
Alcohol and Diabetes
The bottom line about alcoholic beverages for people with diabetes is that alcohol contains calories that must be factored into the daily meal plan.


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