Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center Patient Stories

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Congenital Hyperinsulinism: Alaya's Story

Alaya and Dr. Adzick

Alaya's family traveled from North Carolina seeking the expertise of CHOP’s Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center. She became the 500th baby to have a pancreatectomy at CHOP.

Congenital Hyperinsulinism: Odinn’s Story

Óðinn Orri with his brothers

Óðinn Orri Sævarsson was born with a potentially life-threatening disease rarely seen in Iceland, congenital hyperinsulinism (HI). Quick action and a team effort between Icelandic specialists and CHOP's International Patient Services got Óðinn to CHOP for treatment, where he was cured.


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