As soon as I read this touching article from a website entitled "The Global Diabetes Community", I knew I had to post about it.  The article tells the story of the father of a two-year-old who was cured of his Type 1 Diabetes through two different organ transplants.  Although his first transplant failed, the doctors were not discouraged, and made room for a "new" pancreas that can produce insulin for his body.  Now, Carl Jones (no longer an insulin dependent diabetic) can lead an active life.   Although this could be a lucky case, and organ transplants are still dangerous, advances like this show that Type 1 Diabetes is continuously being researched, and that doctors are making progress towards a cure.  
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