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Many diabetes researchers insist that a cure lies instead in research on stem cells and islet cell transplants.
We stayed at a small resort that was situated on a small islet in the inner lagoon.
Researchers have made progress recently in human-to-human islet cell transplantation.
Soon the symptoms became more severe, and tests found an neuroendocrine islet cell tumor in the pancreas.
By then, many of the body's insulin-producing islet cells have been destroyed.
Tumors can also occur in these cells, but they are called islet cell tumors.
Embryonic stem cells, which can potentially be turned into any type of cell in the body, could be a source of islet cells.
The cause was islet cell carcinoma of the pancreas, his family said.
Plans were in store to built a full-service spa on its one islet.
The islet itself was trailing a wake from the current whipping around it.
In terrestrial diabetes patients, the capsule could contain pancreatic islet cells, functioning as an artificial pancreas.
By a slow intermittent subsidence, islet after islet sank beneath the verdant swamps.
Long before an islet submerges, it will become uninhabitable as inland waters become brackish and sea-defences fail.
Trapped on an islet, he was shot dead as he tried to surrender.
Its islet-studded bay are ideal for swimming, snorkeling and kayaking.
As a result, the islet cells produce too much of the hormone glucagon.

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