If your pancreas has been removed, then generally you have no alternative but to inject insulin. The only potential alternative is a pancreas transplant, which is done by using a donor pancreas or with islet cells via an injection. The first requires someone to have died and is normally done with a kidney transplant for a patient who has kidney failure and diabetes. The second is only done in one of very few specialized centers around the world. A semi-closed insulin pump and sensor is a good, but not perfect option, but as with transplants, is very costly
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