Patient 13 Documentary

Anna and Sam
Ana & Sam


"24-Hours with Ana and Sam" is a behind-the scenes look at what living with type 1 is really like. While filming their latest documentary, filmmakers Lisa Hepner and Guy Mossman realized how rarely people get to see this side of the disease.

Lisa and Guy's latest project is a feature-length documentary titled PATIENT 13. Patient 13 follows Scott King – scientist, entrepreneur and type 1 diabetic – at the climax of his 30-year quest to cure diabetes. If Scott succeeds and the Islet Sheet transplant works, not only will he cure type 1 diabetes, he will cure himself and Sam.


Scott King Patient 13 Documentary
Scott King


Islet Sheet Patient 13 Documentary
Islet Sheet

Last Modified Date: November 28, 2012

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by Lindsey Guerin
We’re at twenty-eight, almost twenty-nine weeks now. Life has been moving at rocket speed lately and I can’t seem to catch my breath (literally and figuratively these days). I just had my twenty-eight week appointment with my OB/GYN and I am fighting back the feeling of failure. Everything is going okay, as I keep having to remind myself. I’ve had some swelling that is now not responding to rest (as in, I lay in bed for 14 hours and my ankles are still the size of elephants), but...
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