Diabetes Sciences in India
Diabetes exacts its toll on many Americans, young and old. For years, researchers have painstakingly dissected this complicated disease caused by the destruction of insulin producing islet cells of the pancreas. Despite progress in understanding the underlying disease mechanisms for diabetes, there is still a paucity of effective therapies. For years investigators have been making slow, but steady, progress on experimental strategies for pancreatic transplantation and islet cell replacement. Now, researchers have turned their attention to adult stem cells that appear to be precursors to islet cells and embryonic stem cells that produce insulin.
Why is Diabetes Treatment Preferred in India?
We have developed a fetal stem cell transplantation-based method (excluding pancreatic beta-cells) for diabetes treatment. This method has proven to be effective for diabetes types I and II treatment and is protected by patents of many countries. Stem cell treatment of diabetes results in pronounced hypoglycemic effect, i.e. decrease of blood sugar level, allowing to reduce the dose of exogenous insulin by 50â€“70%. Diabetes treatment with fetal stem cells induces long-term clinical remission in more than half of cases.
Effects of diabetes treatment with fetal stem cells
Stem cell treatment of diabetes leads to significant improvement in patients condition. In some cases at the early stages of the disease, it may result even in the full recovery. After the stem cell therapy, diabetes mellitus patients report normalization of immunological and hematological indices, reduced manifestations of micro- and macroangiopathy and trophic disturbances, restoration of workability. In case of treatment the disease progression is hindered, and periods of remission become 2â€“3 times longer. Severity and frequency of diabetes complications decrease. Life quality and average life expectancy increase.