Both brought to my attention by good friend Ellen Ullman on her Google+ page. She's great at finding news on type 1 and a more importantly a lovely lady. Here's today's Two Bits:
The pancreas as we’ve never seen it before
Professor Ulf Ahlgren and associates at Umea University in Sweden are a leading research team in the world in the development of optical projection tomography. With the aid of this imaging technology, they have now described aspects of how the pancreas develops during embryonic development and how the so-called islets of Langerhans are distributed in the adult organ. The findings are important for the interpretation of modeling systems for diabetes.
TEDx - PREVENTING AND CURING TYPE 1 DIABETES
OCTOBER 15, 2011
TEDxDelMar will offer a full day of talks by the country’s leading researchers and clinicians addressing the cause, the most advanced treatments and ultimately a cure for Diabetes.
Eighteen minute talks by 15-20 speakers will be simultaneously broadcast live on the web. A global audience of over 400,000 viewers is expected to hear the live talks interspersed with feature videos.