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"Hi Rebekah, I had a liver transplant at Nebraska Medical Center (Clarkson Hospital) in March of 2012. It, along with Mayo, is another great place to have a transplant. I believe their first heart-liver transplant was performed on a…"
"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…"
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.