ABC News OnCall- Pancreas Transplantation


In this one-minute video, Dr. Stephen T. Bartlett, chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and chief of surgery at the UM Medical Center, and a Peter Angelos Distinguished Professor, discusses pancreas transplantation as a treatment option for individuals who have been diagnosed with diabetes.

This video is part of the ABC News OnCall Series in which physicians from UMMC answered questions about a variety of health care topics for ABC News. Here, Dr. Bartlett presents an overview of diabetes, while also addressing simultaneous kidney/pancreas transplants and the benefits offered to diabetic patients who undergo transplantation.

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