Double Transplant Cures Man of Type 1The Diabetes Site
Gary Fritz lived with daily blood sugar tests and injections for twenty years until a double organ transplant cured him of Type 1. Not everyone is a candidate for a pancreas/kidney transplant, but the surgery was a miracle cure for Gary.
The Division of Transplantation at the University of Maryland Medical Center is one of the few hospitals that performs this procedure for Type 1 patients. Here’s Gary’s story.