Kaye Frearson is waiting for a life-changing phone call.
For 53-year old Peter, health issues began from an early stage in life, but he has not let that define him.
Artificial skin used to revolutionise treatment of burns patients across the globe is now being trialled as a potential site to transplant specialised cells used in the treatment of type 1 diabetes.
Adelaide researchers at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) are in the process of developing an implantable ‘SIM card’ that if successful will become a drug-free cure for type 1 diabetes.
In an Australian medical first, Australia’s first paediatric islet auto transplant procedure has been performed successfully at the Adelaide Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH).