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This can be achieved by whole pancreas transplant or islet cell transplantation. Figures for remission are very much dependent upon the time period for follow up. For example, there was a very high remission rate for patients receiving islet cell transplants on the Edmonton protocol when presented after 1 year. There was a significant fall off and return to insulin treatment after 5 years and very few patients remained insulin free 10 years after transplantation.

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Laser treatment for retinopathy
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