Paraplanner to donate kidney to diabetic wife

One in 100,000 chance

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London-based paraplanner Nathan Fryer will be bravely heading into surgery next week to donate a kidney to his wife Juliet.

Juliet Fryer was diagnosed a type one diabetic at just two years old, an illness that eventually causes kidney failure and other health problems over time.  Seven years ago, Fryer found his wife collapsed and unconscious, and in urgent need of a kidney and pancreas transplant. "We were not sure if she was going to make it," he said. But, because Juliet had diabetes, she was able to get in for a transplant relatively quickly - typically, the wait for a kidney transplant can be two to three years.  Despite the double kidney and pancreas transplant seven years ago, Juliet began to ...

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