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Defying the Odds – Shaila’s Story

Dr Shaila Kabir uprooted her life when she came to South Australia’s Renal Transplant UNIT (SARTU) to receive a kidney from her husband Mohammed Islam despite the incompatibility of his blood type. read more

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A New Lease on Life – Neil’s story

When Neil Burton was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the young age of 11 he had little clue what the disease was or how it would affect the rest of his life. Now 54 years old, Neil is the first Australian to receive donor islets after a kidney transplant and is ecstatic about the possibility of a future free of daily insulin injections for the first time in over forty years. read more