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Date:12/14/2007

Within two years, cells from pigs may be used in clinical trials on a path

to finally cure diabetes

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With the season of giving upon us, are you struggling to find the perfect gift for a loved one? If so, ponder this: You could improve the lives of those afflicted with diabetes simply by participating in the Spring Point Project (http://www.springpointproject.org) Sponsor a Pig Program (http://www.springpointproject.org/images/spt0026-PledgeForm.pdf) on a loved one's behalf for a day, week, quarter or year.

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Spring Point Project, a non-profit organization, is working in partnership with the Diabetes Institute for Immunology and Transplantation at the University of Minnesota to develop a cure for type-1 diabetes (http://www.springpointproject.org/science) that will be widely available and affordable.

At its Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation Islet Resource Facility in western Wisconsin, Spring Point Project is working to realize the potential cure by raising a supply of donor pigs under ultra-clean, or 'biosecure' conditions. Within the next two years, when the cure is slated to enter clinical trials, insulin-producing islet cells from these 'medical-grade' pigs are to be transplanted into human patients with the disease - freeing them from the burdens of daily insulin administration and complications caused by insufficient blood sugar levels.


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