Probably. Unless the diabetic patient has other complicating problems or an infection, there is no reason why they couldn't be a donor of bone marrow.
We have a patient suffering from secondary myelofibrosis requiring bone marrow transplant. Donor is refusing on accounts of side effects?
What is the question. Can you rephrase your question? What kind of side effects that the donor is afraid of. Perhaps, better understanding and communication about the procedure, the possible aes to the donor and answering the question will help the donor understand the situation. However, if the donor does not want to help- then nobody can force the donor. Other option is to use mud (matched unrelated donor) or cord blood.. Meanwhile, jakafi (ruxolitinib) can be considered for symptoms relief. Read more...