Archive for May, 2012

Asians have 50 % higher risk to develop type 2 diabetes

Did you know that Asian people are less likely to develop type 1 diabetes, but more likely to be affected by type 2 diabetes? According to a recent study by George L. King, M.D at Joslin Diabetes Center, Asian Americans are much more likely to develop diabetes type 2. Current research shows it’s about 50 [...]

Pancreatic islets transplants vs Pancreas transplantation

The first pancreatic islets transplant from a brain-dead donor are being planned in Japan. The pancreatic islets are the function in the body which make insulin. Japan today have about 100 000 diabetic people and the amount of people getting it every year keep inc