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Pancreas transplant

Overview

A pancreas transplant is an operation to treat insulin-dependent diabetes. It gives someone with diabetes a healthy insulin-producing pancreas from a donor who's recently died. This means they can produce their own insulin and do not need to inject it.

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Page last reviewed: 11/06/2019
Next review due: 11/06/2022