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…"
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…"
"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…"
"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,…"
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…"
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…"
"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…"
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
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"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…"
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…"
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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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