This is a single-center, prospective, open label study in islet transplant recipients after complete islet graft rejection/loss, defined as stimulated c-peptide ≤0.3 ng/mL.
Condition or disease
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
After complete islet graft loss is determined, patient’s maintenance immunosuppression (i.e. sirolimus and tacrolimus) will be discontinued and they will be placed on Myfortic® monotherapy for 2 years thereafter. After completion of two years of Myfortic® maintenance monotherapy, it will be weaned and subjects will be monitored over the subsequent twelve months, for the appearance of sensitization using panel reactive antibody (PRA) levels.
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