Pancreas Transplants: A Cure for Type 1?

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Massachusetts EMT Bob Ethier struggled to bring his Type 1 diabetes under control for twenty years, with limited success. One day he heard that a pancreas transplant might lead to a cure. Was it possible? And if so, would he be a candidate for surgery? Bob ended up seeking help at the Transplant Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Here’s his story.

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