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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Diabetic Research

WASHINGTON () -- Scientists have devised a novel tissue-transplant technique that might eventually improve treatment for millions of diabetics who now require daily injections of insulin.

The method appears to be among the most promising of several procedures now being investigated to implant functioning pancreatic cells into diabetic patients, said Joan Harmon of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.