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Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?

I had diabetes for 38 yrs and had hypoglycemic unawareness which lead up yo blood sugars falling under 20 and unable to help myself. I was on the list for a pancreas transplant only because my kidneys were good. I waited 2 yrs and in November 2014 I received a pancreas. But have had problems ever since.

Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.

Pancreas only

Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods

Everlomis and Prograff, Bactria, calcium, heart meds high blood pressure pills, Plavix, lasix, Buspar, Crestor, omeprazole, flexeril, valcyte, iron, celexa, zetia, levothyroxine, imdur

How many years have you had your Transplant for?

Going on 4

I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...

I would like support and also to see that I may not be the only one with these problems

Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?

University of Minnesota

Share how your transplant experience changed your life?

Of course it changed my life I was insulin free almost immediately. What a relief to not have to worry if I would be in serious danger or die that day.

Share whatever information you want us to know about you

I was a nurse for 25 yrs and had diabetes. I was always treated unfairly at jobs I had due to my condition. When I had my transplant many things changed. I ask lost my husband 6 mo prior to transplant. I now have a loving mini Goldendoodle that’s my life time companion

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God, My children, Photography, medical field, travel, nature

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