Stories of HopePancreas patients
I always like to say I am what hope looks like!
Our son was able to save the lives of four people and help with research and education. In knowing that our son lives on has given us a peace that I do not believe we would have been able to obtain.
Transplanted organs give you a second lease on life and allow you to breath without the constant thought of how your illness will prevent you from enjoying your time.
I will keep fighting for my life and everyone else who goes through this to help them learn to have a healthier life.
Because he chose to be an organ donor, he has saved the lives of four people
To everyone suffering from kidney disease, is on dialysis, waiting for the gift of life, anything. Do not give up hope! You fight the fight hard and understand miracles do happen.
My name is Tash. I am 29 years old and was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 10.
From ages 8 to 37, I overcame cancer, diabetes, vision loss, a pulmonary embolism, organ failure, open heart surgery, seven minutes of death, and a double organ transplant.
Kathy and Charles now can focus on their business and on enjoying the rewards of their life-long partnership.
“I am someone filled with enormous gratitude, a heart bursting with love….”
I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1990 when I was 6 years old. I had for the most part taken very good care of myself, and I never let T1D hold me back. In 2016 I was told that my kidneys had begun to spill protein (proteinuria), but that they still were 100% functioning, that I did not have kidney disease, and that the kidneys could be saved with a pancreas- only transplant
My path in life took a bit of a twist when I was just 2 years old and diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. As I grew up I never imagined I would find myself the way I am today. For my incredible miracles because of selfless donation I am forever grateful! In my junior year...