August 19, 2019 · Leave a Comment
For decades, Allma Johnson managed her diabetes with insulin and diet. But at 43, her heart and kidneys were failing as a result of the disease, and she needed a kidney and pancreas transplant. Today, thanks to the transplant she received at Mayo Clinic, Allma’s diabetes and its devastating complications are gone.
March 11, 2019 · Leave a Comment
Mary Shelley struggled for years to control her erratic blood sugar levels, which affected every aspect of her life. A pancreas transplant in 2018 helped her overcome many of the symptoms and side effects of diabetes, and it has allowed her to experience life in ways she never thought possible.
February 16, 2018 · Leave a Comment
Brian Bell lived with Type 1 diabetes for more than 20 years, until a combination kidney-pancreas transplant offered a chance to rid him of the disease. Now he’s making the most of his fresh start.
July 23, 2013 · Leave a Comment
Chuck Jorud had lived with type 1 diabetes for more than 20 years when his kidneys declared, “enough.” He started dialysis and was evaluated for a kidney transplant. “I had young kids at the time and decided that if I was going to have a transplant, I wanted the best,” says Chuck. That led him […]