The Diabetes UK website has information on Islet transplants including indications, who might be and who might not be suitable and risk versus benefit discussions. After review of the UK Islet Transplant Consortium (Guide to Islet Transplants from Diabetes UK website) referrals should be discussed with local diabetes healthcare teams and then with one of seven transplant centres currently operating such a program. The team in Oxford led by Professor Paul Johnson has the largest current database in the UK (email:

International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association (IPITA):

Collaborative Islet Transplant Registry (CITR) website: