Allison
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  • Cumberland, RI
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Hostess Risé left a comment for Allison
"Happy Birthday Allison"
Dec 23, 2013
David left a comment for Allison
" Happy Birthday Allison ! "
Dec 23, 2013
Duane Kellar left a comment for Allison
"Happy Birthday and many more. Have an merry X-Mas.  prayers and wishes to u and r's"
Dec 23, 2012
Cisco left a comment for Allison
"Happy birthday Allison! Have a great day! You should join us for chat on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 2 pm central time. Hope to see you there!"
Dec 23, 2012
Chris replied to Allison's discussion 'Grapefruit' in the group Transplant No-No's
"was told by my center among other things to avoid grapefruit also. I loved grapefruit and grapefruit juice and still kinda miss it. That was till I was accidentally given grapefruit in a mixed fruit bowl at my guide dog school. It tasted soooo bad,…"
Dec 2, 2012
Betty liked Allison's discussion Grapefruit
Nov 20, 2012
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Jul 31, 2012
Mr. T replied to Allison's discussion 'Grapefruit' in the group Transplant No-No's
"Hello Allison. My clinic (University of Michigan) has also advised me to never eat grapefruit or drink grapefuit juice, including pomergranate juice.  This applies when taking Tacro / Prograf. Grapefruit can cause mis-readings, to high or…"
Jul 31, 2012
Allison and anand are now friends
Apr 27, 2012
Melinda replied to Allison's discussion 'Grapefruit' in the group Transplant No-No's
"HI Allison, There is a chemical in grapefruit that causes you to absorb prograf on a cellular level...which you would not want. This is why Shaklee puts grapefruit in their vitamins, because it is a good idea to absorb vitamins and minerals on a…"
Mar 13, 2012
Hostess Risé replied to Allison's discussion 'Grapefruit' in the group Transplant No-No's
"VERY TRUE Mohan. Many years ago I took grapeseed in a vitamin and my Prograf level did increase. Not terrible high but it did increase.  I would be careful of shampoos containing grapeseed extracts. This is a very common ingredient. "
Feb 19, 2012
Hostess Risé replied to Allison's discussion 'Grapefruit' in the group Transplant No-No's
"Hi Allison   It is all about the Cytochrome P450…"
Feb 19, 2012
Ltl Lof replied to Allison's discussion 'Grapefruit' in the group Transplant No-No's
"I don't know why there is an interaction with grapefruit, pomagrant juice or green tea, but I can tell you it can be very serious.  I did drink grapefruit juice when on Zocor (simvastatin) and boy, did it throw me through a loop. …"
Feb 19, 2012
kristi replied to Allison's discussion 'Grapefruit' in the group Transplant No-No's
"Allison, The grapefruit juice requires the same enzyme as our medications for metabolism in the body.  It will create a large amount of "free drug" to be in our body which can raise the chance of toxicity.  Since the therapeutic…"
Feb 17, 2012
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Feb 13, 2012
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Feb 13, 2012

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Were you a member of our Forum on http://TransplantBuddies.com ?
Yes
Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?
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Are You Male or Female?
Female
Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?
Restrictive Cardiomyopathy/RCM discovered at 1 year 2 days, correctly diagnosed at 15 months
Hypertrophic (according to pathology reports on old heart once it was removed and analyzed)
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
Heart
Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods
Too many
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
13+
I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
I want to share my experiences and learn from others
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
Boston Children's Hospital
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
YES!!!!! I'm ALIVE!

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At 4:26pm on December 23, 2013, Hostess Risé said…

Happy Birthday Allison

At 7:13am on December 23, 2013, David said…

 Happy Birthday Allison ! 

At 5:23pm on December 23, 2012, Duane Kellar said…

Happy Birthday and many more. Have an merry X-Mas.  prayers and wishes to u and r's

At 9:40am on December 23, 2012, Cisco said…

Happy birthday Allison! Have a great day! You should join us for chat on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 2 pm central time. Hope to see you there!

At 7:33am on December 23, 2012, David said…

 Happy Birthday Allison ! 

At 7:01pm on February 12, 2012, Laurel said…

Hi. Welcome. Have you been sickly all of your life or is your life pretty normal except for the drugs? I have never met a heart transplant person. I got a new liver a couple of years ago. Good luck.

At 9:46am on December 23, 2011, David said…

Happy Birthday Allison !!

At 9:32am on December 5, 2011, David said…

Greetings !!  13  years awesome !!

At 8:26pm on December 4, 2011, Hostess Risé said…

Hi Allison

 

Welcome! I like how you answered the medication question. You have a good sense of humour.

 

Looking forward to getting to know you!

Rise'

At 2:56pm on December 4, 2011, Jay Lackritz said…

Welcome to Friends, Allison.

13 years! Way cool! I'll bet you have LOTS to share, so once again, welcome aboard.

 
 
 

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