New transfusion technology helps prevent diabetes

Pancreatitis, a painful inflammation of the pancreas, is sometimes associated with older people. But there is another form of pancreatitis—one that is hereditary and impacts infants and children. There is no cure, and often, these kids are left enduring a lifetime of pain. Now, a new treatment is helping them live a happy, pain-free life.

Hera and Oscar, MoShoe the snake, Taco, the turtle and a chinchilla named Bubbles — Lilah Ford’s pals kept her company when she was so sick, she couldn’t get out of bed.

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