Diabetes is a serious disease that in 2014 plagued 422 million individuals in total worldwide, with one in 11 adults affected.1 The disease is characterized by hyperglycemia due to autoimmune destruction of β-cells in the pancreas (type 1) or insulin resistance, usually due to obesity, with decreased pancreatic insulin production and β-cell failure (type 2).

Stem Cells for Diabetic Complications Jan 2017