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Is there anyone out there who's had there pancrease removed ?

Annapolis, MD
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Niles, IL
Why?

Vero Beach, FL
For transplant they leave it in and add another...I think it's only removed for malignancies

Oudtshoorn, ZAF
You wont be able to live without a pancreas as far as my knowledge goes. Transplants also not very successful...

Pottstown, PA
You can live without a pancreas but you have to take insulin and enzymes. People have become diabetics because of auto accidents that have damaged their pancreas or severe pancreatitis, etc.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2004.
Minneapolis, MN
I've had my pancreas operated on twice which in turn I had received two separate auto-iccolet cell transplants. Since it was my own body transplant, I didn't have to receive any medication for the

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2004.
Minneapolis, MN
Transplant that all I had to do was take enzyme pills and regular long lasting insulin until I healed from surgery. Once that happened, then I continued to take my enzymes only to break down my food

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2004.
Minneapolis, MN
That I ate but I was classified as diabetic type l but never needed to take pills or insulin later. 5 years later I needed to take shots.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2004.
Minneapolis, MN
I have and it was the biggest mistake that I ever made!

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