On the way to dinner on Saturday night with the kids, I tried to get my husband's attention.
"Sorry, I was just deep in thought."
"I was just thinking about if we ever struck it rich what I would do. And I was thinking that one of the things I would love to do is go to Brazil and get a stem cell transplant."
"Yeah. I've been reading up on it, and I know that the stem cell transplants only last 12-18 months, but I wonder what it would be like to live without diabetes. It's all I've known my whole life. And although it's not always a big deal living with it since it's all I do know I would just like to know what it would be like to live without it. Even if it's only for a brief time."
The comment came out of left field for me. What would you do if you had enough money to live without diabetes? Would you consider doing something like this, even if it was only temporary?
(My husband has been T1 since he was 4 years old).
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