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Transplantation of pancreatic islets within a biomaterial device is currently under investigation in clinical trials for the treatment of patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Patients' preferences on such implants could guide the designs of next-generation implantable devices; however, such information is not currently available. We surveyed the preferences of 482 patients with T1D on the size, shape, visibility, and transplantation site of islet containing implants. More than 83% ofdoi:10.1177/0963689720952343 pmid:33023311 fatcat:rkfniw6dbfhx3dtp6jczg336w4