Stories tagged: pancreas
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
After waiting five years, Spokane man receives first pancreas-kidney transplant performed at Sacred Heart
When he was 32 Don White Jr. had lived with type 1 diabetes for 18 years, and his kidneys were failing from the strain of poorly-managed blood sugar over the …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 3:29 p.m.
Transplants of insulin-producing pancreas cells are a long hoped-for treatment for diabetes – and a new study shows they can protect the most seriously ill patients from a life-threatening complication …