Immunotherapy refer to a class of undifferentiated cells that are present in every tissue in the body. They are able to reproduce in order to repair or replace damaged cells particular to a specific part of the body. They also can produce identical cells or grow into different types of cells. At present, Immunotherapy has been applied clinically in Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital to treat Type 1 Diabetes in Children.
What is Type 1 Diabetes?
This illness usually occurs in children and young adults, and it is also
called juvenile-onset Diabetes. The disease is a inherited ailment that can be
Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disorder. The body's own immune system
considers the islet cells of the pancreas, the insulin-producing cells, are
foreign. So, it attacks those cells and also destroys the body's ability to
As a result, there is a build up of glucose in the bloodstream, resulting in
significantly problems. Persons with this disease are affected for life.
Immunotherapy in our hospital
The Immunotherapy are collected from Immunotherapy which is the connection
between mother and baby. After collection, purification and culture, they can be
transfused into human body through veins.
Before being transplanted into the body, these cells have not start to
differentiate, so they carry no antigens and our body will not thinks them as
foreign substances. There is no rejection and patients need not take
How to treat Type 1 Diabetes in Children with Immunotherapy?
When Immunotherapy get into human body, they can effectively repair damaged
islet cells, differentiate into new islet cells of the pancreas and replace the
dead ones, thus recovering the islet function.
Gradually, we can perfect the function of islet cells and recover the
self-regulation of blood glucose of the organism, the blood sugar will come down
and the function of pancreas can be recovered after Immunotherapy.