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Can a person who was a boarder line diabetic 12 years ago be a kidney donor?

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In brief: Yes

Diabetics can be cadaver kidney donors if they have normally functioning kidneys.
It's not a good idea, however, to be a living donor because diabetes can attack your remaining kidney and accelerate your own path towards kidney failure.

In brief: Yes

Diabetics can be cadaver kidney donors if they have normally functioning kidneys.
It's not a good idea, however, to be a living donor because diabetes can attack your remaining kidney and accelerate your own path towards kidney failure.
Dr. Barry Browne
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In brief: No

Probably not; but some variables may change such as tendency to diabetes rather than actual Insulin use.
Some patients develop Insulin resistance due to massive obesity. Once corrected this is no longer a problem.

In brief: No

Probably not; but some variables may change such as tendency to diabetes rather than actual Insulin use.
Some patients develop Insulin resistance due to massive obesity. Once corrected this is no longer a problem.
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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