Glucose Control—Islet Transplantation vs. Intensive Insulin Therapy
Level 2, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Q&A with Raphael P.H. Meier, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland, Baltimore
What is your presentation about?
Provide an overview and up-to-date outcomes comparison between islet transplantation and intensive insulin therapy.
What makes this topic important in 2022?
This topic is important for patients with major glucose instability, recurrent severe hypoglycemic episodes, and profound impairment of their quality of life.
How did you become involved with this area of diabetes research or care?
I worked for three and a half years in a busy clinical islet transplant center during my thesis.