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Barbara Strite replied to Hostess Risé's discussion 'Introduce yourself to The Transplant Friends.com Community Forum!'
"Hi Sarah I am Barb  Like you I celebrated my 15th year with my gift of life(kidney) in May of this year I am feeling great and can do so much I stay on my immuosuppression meds and try to get exercise and eat mostly good foods  Icecream is…"
Oct 3, 2013
David left a comment for Barbara Strite
"Happy Birthday, Barbara!!"
Aug 25, 2013
Barbara Strite replied to Nicole's discussion 'So itchy!!!' in the group Kidney Transplants
"Hi Nicole Have you had your phosphorus(sp) level checked I had itchy skin when it was high. I am on Prograf too and I have never heard any itchy skin reactions to it.  I am not on Cellcept.   "
Jul 30, 2013
Barbara Strite replied to Hostess Risé's discussion 'Welcome to The Transplant Friends Forum! Introduce yourself'
"Hi Sami You have had to grow up very fast considering what you have experienced with your health  I received a transplant when I just ready to graduate from college  It is a tough road until you get your transplant  Best advice I…"
May 7, 2013
Barbara Strite replied to Fred Raymore's discussion 'Post Kidney Transplant Creatinine Level'
"You have had lots of response from your post.  Hope you have gotten lots of insight!! I got my gift of life (kidney) on May 18, 1997  Almost ready to celebrate my sixteenth anniversary  I am not sure of  mypre…"
Mar 22, 2013
Barbara Strite replied to Hostess Risé's discussion 'Welcome to Our Transplant Friends Forum! Introduce yourself'
"When I went into kidney failure,  the nephrologists did some research on my birth defect and discovered that kidney disease would develop down the line somewhere between the ages of 20 and 40.  I was 23 when I went into kidney failure,…"
Jan 25, 2013
Barbara Strite replied to Hostess Risé's discussion 'Welcome to Our Transplant Friends Forum! Introduce yourself'
"Hi Shelly, My name is Barb  I am kidney recipient who received one in their twenties and another in my thirties  My kidney disease was linked to a rare birth defect caled Oral Facial Digital Syndrome  Have you ever had any parents…"
Jan 25, 2013
Barbara Strite replied to Hostess Risé's discussion 'Introduce yourself here :) Welcome aboard!'
"Hi Stephnie My name is Barb   Like you I have had two kidney transplants one lasted three years  It was not the best match,toxic to the former immuosuppresion meds and I was really sick with the dialysis  Then I went back on the…"
Sep 23, 2012
Barbara Strite replied to Boodawg's discussion 'Inova Transplant Center' in the group Tx Friends Connect
"You are with a good hospital  When I was waiting INOVA did not have a transplant program and that time I lived a close by and the dialysis center was close too. I ended up at Washington Hospital Center which had done the most in the…"
Sep 6, 2012
Barbara Strite added a discussion to the group Tx Friends Connect
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Washington Hospital Center Washington DC

I had my transplant on May 18, 1997  My kidney is doing well after 15 years and almost 4 months  I try not to take my health for granted and give thanks for the family who had the courage to donate her organs. See More
Sep 6, 2012
Barbara Strite joined Hostess Risé's group
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Tx Friends Connect

The purpose for this group is for our members to share the name of their transplant center and possibly to connect with friends from the same center. Please tell your Transplant Center about us:)See More
Sep 6, 2012
Mr. T left a comment for Barbara Strite
"Happy Birthday Barbara, have a great day.  Congrats on 15 yrs, that's fantastic. Mr. T"
Aug 26, 2012
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Aug 26, 2012
Cisco left a comment for Barbara Strite
"Happy birthday Barbara! 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!"
Aug 26, 2012
Barbara Strite replied to Fred Raymore's discussion 'Post Kidney Transplant Creatinine Level'
"I have had my kidney transplant for 15 years as this past May.  My creatinine  runs between 0.8 and 0.9  I know from looking at the past posts mose of you are above 1 I think it depends on the person, tolerance for the meds, body…"
Jul 29, 2012
Barbara Strite replied to Fred Raymore's discussion 'Post Kidney Transplant Creatinine Level'
"Hi Fred I just celebrated my 15th anniversary with my kidney  Congratulations on your new kidney  Like you I am on Prograf 3mg twice a day It took awhille for my creatinine to go down It now runs between .7-.9  It takes time You are…"
Jun 7, 2012

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Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
It has made more appreciative of my good health. It has made more aware of the health issue that has affected many people in this county The gift of life is precious and we should try to pass it on if we can by being donors

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At 10:31pm on August 25, 2013, David said…

Happy Birthday, Barbara!!

At 5:19pm on August 26, 2012, Mr. T said…

Happy Birthday Barbara, have a great day.  Congrats on 15 yrs, that's fantastic.

Mr. T

At 10:19am on August 26, 2012, Hostess Risé said…

At 8:28am on August 26, 2012, Cisco said…

Happy birthday Barbara! 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 8:11am on August 26, 2010, DAP1122 (Don) said…
Happy Birthday, Barbara!!
At 6:28am on August 25, 2010, Hostess Risé said…
Happy Birthday Barbara

At 3:14am on January 20, 2010, Cathy said…

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