What is pancreas transplant?

A pancreas transplant is a surgical procedure that transfers healthy pancreatic cells or tissue, or the whole pancreas into a recipient with a diseased pancreas.

How do members experience pancreas transplant?

Top 5 symptoms reported by people with pancreas transplant*

*Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.

Top treatments taken by people for pancreas transplant*

Who has pancreas transplant on PatientsLikeMe?


Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 0
30s 6
40s 37
50s 74
60s 42
70+ 3

Distribution of sex


Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 53
Female 111