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Double transplant for type 1 diabetes brings troubles, gifts
USA Today - Scott Bowles

Ten years ago Tuesday, USA TODAY’s Scott Bowles had a kidney and pancreas transplant to treat his juvenile diabetes. He kept a journal of the experience, which ran as a series in the newspaper and in his book, The Needle and the Damage Done. Bowles, 44, a film reporter in Los Angeles, looks back at the decade and life after the surgery. The star is on a nearby stage, rehearsing for his film The Book of Eli and waiting to give me a 15-minute interview before shooting begins.