Most patients referred to the pancreas transplant program have Type1 diabetes. Diabetic patients with kidney failure may also receive a kidney transplant at the same time as a pancreas transplant.
Parking and Public transportation available
Entrance is located off University Avenue east of the Cross Cancer Institute south of Kaye Edmonton Clinic South and southwest of the University of Alberta Hospital. Many bus routes through area. LRT Health Sciences station nearby.
Patients are assessed by the pancreas transplant team using tests and interviews to see if they’re good candidates for surgery. Clients are considered for a pancreas transplant if it’s likely the surgery will help the person live longer and have a better quality of life.
Clients are assessed for:
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.