Interests in beta-cell replacement therapies among Japanese patients with type 1 diabetes

Nobuyo Hatanaka, Morihito Takita, Takuhiro Yamaguchi, Masahiro Kami, Shinichi Matsumoto

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to evaluate patients' perspective about beta-cell replacement therapies. 105 Japanese type 1 diabetic patients answered questionnaire on current treatments, transplantation and necessity of psychosomatic therapy. The motivation of receiving transplantation seems to become insulin-free. Providing adequate information is necessary for wide-spread beta-cell replacement therapies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e5-e8
JournalDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Volume89
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jul

Keywords

  • Quality of life
  • Transplantation therapy
  • Type 1 diabetes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology

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