Intrahepatic Islet Transplantation in Type 1 Diabetic Patients Does Not Restore Hypoglycemic Hormonal Counterregulation or Symptom Recognition After Insulin Independence

TABLE 1

Subject characteristics

Islet transplant recipients Type 1 diabetic subjects Nondiabetic control subjects
n 7 7 7
Sex (M/F) 6/1 4/3 3/4
BMI (kg/m2) 23.0 ± 1.2 24.3 ± 1.4 24.2 ± 0.8
Age (years) 43 ± 3 39 ± 3 37 ± 5
Duration of diabetes (years) 27 ± 6 26 ± 3
Total islets transplanted per patient 840,155 ± 52,943
HbA1c (%) 5.8 ± 0.1 9.7 ± 0.6 5.4 ± 0.1
  • Data are means ± SE.

This Article

  1. Diabetes vol. 51 no. 12 3428-3434