So tomorrow is another anniversary for me. If all goes according to plan, I will have 3 pancreas anniversaries this year. Feb. 28 was the second anniversary of my pancreas transplant. But April 27 2008 was my last injection of insulin (6 units of lantus). It's pretty amazing. The interesting thing is that I was about 2 years and 4 months old when I was diagnosed with T1. So in another 4 months I will have spent as much time insulin free as an adult as I did as a child. Believe me, I appreciate it much more now. So I'll celebrate that date too! LOL
Hi Tiff. I agree. It is called "presumed consent". I believe that some European countries have it. They try periodically to introduce it here in parts of Canada, but basically the fear mongers come out of the woodwork and scare people into thinking that the docs in the ER will kill you if they think you are a good organ donor. Nobody stops to think that this attitude is pure urban legend.
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