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  • Pancreas transplant

    A pancreas transplant is an effective procedure enabling a person with type 1 (or juvenile) diabetes to become insulin independent. In an overwhelming majority of the cases, the recipient also receives a kidney transplant either simultaneously or preceding the pancreas transplantation. Roughly 10 percent of the 1,200 procedures performed annually involve just the pancreas. Read more about pancreas transplant »



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