PATIENTS

PATIENT STORIES

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Aidel

Aidel suffer from the severe recurrent pain in her abdomen  most of her life.  She has chronic pancreatitis.

Eventually her whole pancreas needed to be surgically removed for pain relief.

 

However,  she became fully diabetic and diabetes  took over control of her life. 

As a responsible mother of two she decided not to give up. She came to Chicago for islet transplantation and freedom from insulin. 

"...Hi Doctor-

I wanted to thank you again. Although I didn’t qualify for your islet transplant at the time you educated me about the pancreas transplant. I wouldn’t have even looked into it without your advice. 

 

I will send your information on to the two people I know who may be interested in an islet transplant. 

 

Thank you so very much! You changed my life. 

 

Jen..."