Pancreas transplant may help Type 1 diabetics


Having Type 1 diabetes means your body cannot produce enough insulin. One way to solve the problem is to get a pancreas transplant.

The pancreas helps regulate blood sugar, a key factor of diabetes.

Dr. Jacqueline Lappin with Scott & White explains why this little known method of treatment is actually a good option. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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