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pancreas transplant question
bigsislynn posted:
Is there anyone out there who has had a pancreas transplant to treat type 1 diabetes, who also has Addison's disease? My 42 year old brother is suffering from Type 1 complications, neuropathy, retinopathy, gastroparisis, etc... A transplant for him would be a miracle, but I don't want to give him false hope if the Addison's disease disqualifies him as a candidate.
MrsCora01 responded:
Sorry, I don't know enough about Addison's to know if it is a disqualifier or not. I would hope not if it is controllable. I had a pancreas tx in 2008 and I am doing well. My gastroparesis is under good control and some of my neuropathy has reversed.

I would talk to the transplant center and see what they have to say. Best of luck.


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