I’ve been a Type-1 Diabetic for over 40 years. But I haven’t required any insulin since 2016 when I received a Pancreatic Islet Transplant in a City of Hope Clinical Trial. This is the story of my personal miracle and how it changed my life.
Latest updates to the Pancreatic Islet Transplant Blog – Roger Sparks
City of Hope Fundraising Letter featuring the success they have had with the Pancreatic Islet Transplant Clinical trial and my particular results:
I was very happy to be a small part of this video for the Judy & Bernard Briskin Center for Clinical Research at City of Hope.
Feeling very privileged to find my story on City of Hope’s website about Type-1 Diabetes under News and Breakthroughs as they work to find a cure.
This is a presentation I recently made at a City of Hope event summarizing my 3 years in a Clinical Trial for Type-1 Diabetes. It’s my personal 3-year miracle.
After 2 1/2 years, I am still living a dream I never thought possible. The most frequent questions I am asked about my pancreatic islet transplant are about how my life has changed and what about immunosuppression? Here are some answers and a little perspective.
My September 2017 blood sugar numbers remain quite amazing. For Type-1 Diabetics, and our friends and family, it shows what is possible for all of us.
9 months post transplant, I’m still living totally without insulin or complications. This is a quick update on my status, as I am filled with gratitude and thanks to so many.
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