Pancreas Transplant

Pancreas Transplant

Ashley Nichols standing in front of the University Hospital sign for the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Clinic
May 27, 2024

Ashley Nichols has a heart of gratitude for her rare kidney-pancreas transplant

Ashley Nichols, 32, shares her journey from managing her type 1 diabetes to navigating her rare kidney-pancreas transplant with the UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute care team.
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Transplant Games Birmingham 2024 logo
December 4, 2023

UAB Medicine named the presenting medical partner of the 2024 Transplant Games of America

UAB Medicine, home to Alabama’s leading transplant program, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Transplant Institute, has been named the presenting medical partner of the Transplant Games of America when the biennial event comes to Birmingham in July 2024. Additionally, UAB’s Sports and Exercise Medicine team will be providing medical coverage for all athletes at the games.
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November 2, 2022

Pancreas Transplant

A pancreas transplant is a procedure in which a healthy pancreas is removed from a donor and implanted into another person, usually a patient who has serious health complications related to insulin-dependent (type 1) diabetes. These complications may include frequent insulin reactions, consistently poor blood sugar control, kidney damage, or other factors that cannot be […]
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Carol Glover
September 26, 2022

Older Patient Receives New Kidney and Pancreas, Thanks to Expanded Criteria

Carol Glover retired in 2017 after working 32 years for University of Alabama Athletics, and she was looking forward to her upcoming wedding and traveling the world with her new husband. Glover couldn’t have foreseen that her journey would lead to her becoming the oldest kidney-pancreas transplant patient at the UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute (CTI).
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Nurses and doctors in green scrubs performing transplant operation
March 28, 2022

UAB Hospital Reaches Milestone With 16,000 Organ Transplants

Surgeons with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine reached an institutional milestone in February, surpassing 16,000 total organ transplants performed since its first almost 54 years ago.
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