Schulze Diabetes Institute

  • Welcome to the Schulze Diabetes Institute

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  • Islets offer new life

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  • Am I eligible?

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  • Researchers in the University of Minnesota’s Schulze Diabetes Institute are driven to reverse Type 1 Diabetes.
    Through pioneering islet transplantation treatments and ongoing research efforts, our goal is to enable people to live diabetes-free lives.
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  • The SDI is one of only nine places in the world where patients can get life-changing transplants that treat Type 1 Diabetes. Our expertise is second-to-none in this area. In fact, we’ve done more islet transplants than anywhere else. Is this treatment right for you? Read More
  • If you have Type I diabetes, click the link below as you may be eligible to participate in an allo-islet transplantation study. See if you're eligible

What condition do you have?


D iabetes is a chronic (lifelong) disease marked by high levels of sugar in the blood. Either the body does not produce enough insulin, or cells do not respond to the insulin produced.

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P ancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas. This occurs when enzymes are activated within the organ and they start to digest the pancreas itself.

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  • Last modified on February 25, 2014