The Division of Transplant Surgery seeks adults ages 18 and above with type 1 diabetes for a research study. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety of an investigational treatment, Islet transplant, in people with severe type 1 diabetes.
You may be eligible for this study if: You have had at least one (1) episode of SEVERE hypoglycemia in the past 3 years, have reduced awareness of hypoglycemia, and are qualified as a candidate for pancreas transplant
Study involves Islet cell transplant procedure in interventional radiology with inpatient stay to stabilize glucose. Follow up with 29 study visits over 1 year following the transplant.
Study-related procedure, labs, and immunosuppression medications provided free of charge.