"Wiw a heart and a liver, amazing! I had a double organ tx too, a kidney/pancreas. Feeling good but tired. My clinic visits are fewer now, weaning me off the frequent tests. That makes me nervous as I hope all is well between visits.
I imagine our…"
"Hey Jane, it's nice to meet another Mayo person! There don't seem to be too many of us on here! I was there from September 2010 until August 2011. I wonder if our paths ever crossed? :) We went back…"
"Hi Hillary, I developed osteopenia which progressed to osteoporosis after a heart/liver transplant. The docs prescribed Fosamax weekly and slowly lowered the prednisone. The most recent bone scan showed improvement from osteoporosis to osteopenia.…"
"Hi, I eat healthy, raw fruits and vegetables that are washed..Some meat, small percentage of processed food and no grapefruit because it changes the immunosupressant levels in your body. I like probiotics, eat organc rice, ice pops ..mostly…"
"I posted this document somewhere else on this site. It is from the Seattle Cancer Center (don't be put off by that). This diet if for chemo patients who are immunosuppressed as well as Transplant patients in general. It is very…"
"Hi Rebekah, I so understand your concerns. I am almost 1 year out from a liver transplant. I have never been told much about what foods I can have or not have. In seeking information I got on a website about liver transplants…"
WOW! Well written- I can feel and hear your concerns. A post like yours makes me feel proud we have a forum like this to share with others. I must admit, I do not follow all the guidelines that you have shared and was never advised with…"
My name is Ken and I am a single lung tx from April 2008. I was reading about your food restriction on potatoes and vegies grown underground. Are these the restrictions put on you by Mayo? Loyola has told me that I may eat any fruit or vegies if I wash them in a mixture of lemon juice and water. And they never warned me about cheeses.