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Re: [IP] transplant question

My sister-in-law was the 25th person in the country 11 years ago to get a 
pancreas (along with a kidney from her 69 year old mom).  She now needs 
another kidney, but her pancreas is doing fine.  The pancreas worked 
immediately and she was no longer diabetic, minutes after the surgery.  Of 
course, the drugs you go on after a transplant is a whole new set of 
problems, but for what it is worth, she has always said that she would rather 
be a transplant patient, any day, than be diabetic.  She absolutely hated 
being diabetic from the time she was 13.  She is now 44.  She is a strong 
person and has done well in spite the bad health card she was dealt.
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