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Duane Kellar left a comment for Michael
"Happy Birthday Michael and many more to come. take care. come join in the chat room on Saturday and Sunday's 3pm est."
Jul 22, 2013
Hostess Risé left a comment for Michael
"Happy Birthday Michael"
Jul 22, 2013
Shawn replied to Michael's discussion 'CALLING ALL THOSE WHO HAVE HAD A PANCREAS TRANSPLANT...' in the group Kidney-Pancreas
"Hi Michael My name is Shawn, I am A kidney Pancreas trans plant receiver, the first pancreas did not work mine rejected over night. I had my second transplant 7- 2010 It has been great I go though rejection about every 6-8 month but I would not give…"
Apr 7, 2013
Cindy replied to Michael's discussion 'CALLING ALL THOSE WHO HAVE HAD A PANCREAS TRANSPLANT...' in the group Kidney-Pancreas
"I have only had a kidney transplant but have been diabetic since due to the affect of the transplant meds on my poor pancreas that was damaged by severe acute pancreatitis several years ago. I am responding to this post because I followed your blog…"
Mar 29, 2013
shan replied to Michael's discussion 'CALLING ALL THOSE WHO HAVE HAD A PANCREAS TRANSPLANT...' in the group Kidney-Pancreas
"I had a pancreas tx over ten yrs ago, i recomend it ESPECIALLY if you already had a kidney, it was the number one thing i did to save my kidney for as long as it has, i might be lucky to never need a kidney now, but if i stayed a type 1 diabetic, no…"
Nov 29, 2012
Cisco left a comment for Michael
"Happy birthday Michael! Have a great day! You should join us for chat on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 2 pm CDT. Hope to see you there!"
Jul 22, 2012
Annette and Michael are now friends
Feb 17, 2012
Michael replied to Kristy's discussion 'What;s up with these meds???' in the group Pancreas transplants
"I am 8 months out on a kidney only transplant (waiting for a pancrteas)...my drs were very conservative on the Prograf with me (came down on the mg's very slowly).  The only side effect I had with the Prograf was that, initially, I…"
Feb 1, 2012
Kristy replied to Michael's discussion 'CALLING ALL THOSE WHO HAVE HAD A PANCREAS TRANSPLANT...' in the group Pancreas transplants
"Claire - This is reassuring news to me!!  All the docs advise against pregnancy, which I was okay with, but it is nice to know it is still an option!   Michael - Go through with it - Claire is right - it's a decision you won;t regret!"
Jan 27, 2012
Claire replied to Michael's discussion 'CALLING ALL THOSE WHO HAVE HAD A PANCREAS TRANSPLANT...' in the group Pancreas transplants
"Hi Michael No, I never think about it. As I see it, every day that I am able to get up and finction as a "normal" healthy human being is a bonus and I don't want to waste them worrying whether I will become ill again. The insulin…"
Jan 27, 2012
Michael replied to Michael's discussion 'CALLING ALL THOSE WHO HAVE HAD A PANCREAS TRANSPLANT...' in the group Pancreas transplants
"Hi Claire, Thank you for the info.  I had a similar feeling of tons of energy after my kidney transplant, so I know exactly felt (before and after), it was amazing.  Ithink you bring up a very good point about the pancreas transplant,…"
Jan 27, 2012
Claire replied to Michael's discussion 'CALLING ALL THOSE WHO HAVE HAD A PANCREAS TRANSPLANT...' in the group Pancreas transplants
"Hi Michael I had a kidney & pancreas transplant together in March 1999. I had had insulin dependent Diabetes for 21 years and my kidneys had failed 2 years previously. The surgery for both took 10 hours and my pancreas is on my…"
Jan 27, 2012
Kristy replied to Michael's discussion 'CALLING ALL THOSE WHO HAVE HAD A PANCREAS TRANSPLANT...' in the group Pancreas transplants
"No A1C done yet!  I am sure they will want a full 3 months before they do one.  I did check after a big meal - curiosity again. . . and then I panicked because it was like 150 an hour after eating. . . freaked out, convinced myselg…"
Jan 26, 2012
Kristy replied to Michael's discussion 'CALLING ALL THOSE WHO HAVE HAD A PANCREAS TRANSPLANT...' in the group Pancreas transplants
"I still feel guilty. .  I am hoping that goes away with time.  Part of it might be that being a girl, I don''t want to pack on the pounds!  OMG, It wasn't guilt free, but you better believe I enjoyed a big fat bowl of…"
Jan 26, 2012
Michael replied to Michael's discussion 'CALLING ALL THOSE WHO HAVE HAD A PANCREAS TRANSPLANT...' in the group Pancreas transplants
"Chris or Kristy, Do either of you ever test your blood sugar, especially after a big meal, just to see what it is (Kristy, I know you said your recent blood work showed that your sugar was 76)?  Chris, what have your A1c's run since your…"
Jan 26, 2012
Kristy replied to Michael's discussion 'CALLING ALL THOSE WHO HAVE HAD A PANCREAS TRANSPLANT...' in the group Pancreas transplants
"Chris -   I agree on the diet vs. regiular soda thing.  Yuck!!  After drinking diet for over 20 years, I can't switch back.  Ironically, some of the sugary foods are not everything I dreamt they would be.  You…"
Jan 26, 2012

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Waiting for a kidney
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At 1:27pm on July 22, 2013, Duane Kellar said…

Happy Birthday Michael and many more to come. take care. come join in the chat room on Saturday and Sunday's 3pm est.

At 11:15am on July 22, 2013, Hostess Risé said…

Happy Birthday Michael

At 8:18am on July 22, 2012, Cisco said…

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

At 6:31pm on February 8, 2011, Hostess Risé said…

Hello Michael

 

Welcome to Transplant Friends:)

 
 
 

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