Implanted PEC-01 Cells Capable of Producing Insulin According to New Data Presented from ViaCyte

ViaCyte presented preliminary data from their PEC-Direct trial, showing that PEC-01 cells are capable of producing insulin in patients with Type 1 diabetes.

Research for Better Management + Cure of Type 1 diabetes

Research to cure and treat Type 1 mostly fits into five areas: 1) beta cell health and regeneration, 2) immunotherapy, 3) replacement beta cells, 4) device/technology innovation and 5) medications for glucose management.

Tortoise vs the Hare – Islet Transplantation vs Technology

The race to find a more effective and non-evasive, injection-free therapy for patients with Type 1 diabetes involves many players. The remaining question is not when, but who is going to win: the tortoise or the hare?

Why Support Diabetes Research?

In order to be successful, in order to change and save lives, diabetes research requires funding. When someone supports an organization that funds research, they become a part of positive change.