"My name is Vince I had a kidney transplant on July 5, 2010, I had CMV last year for about 4 months was treated with Valcyte, doctors stopped the Cellcept, only taking prograf 2xday 1.5 mg & prednisone 1xday 5mg feel fine now, I still have some…"
"I had CMV last year, I had a kidney transplant on July 5, 2010, I was treated with Valcyte, CMV lasted about 4 months, doctors stopped my Cellcept, only taking prograf 1.5 mg 2xday & prednisone 5mg 1xday, feel fine now thank God."
Please join our group and share any experience you have had dealing with infections -rejections. When sharing please mention the type of transplant that you had.This is the place to discuss EBV, CMV, BK virus and rejection and whatever information you think would help others. Thank youSee More
"Hi Fred, I have had my kidney transplant since 7/5/2010, my creatinine was 1.2 to 1.4 back then after transplant, now my creatinine is around 0.91 to 0.98 I would not stress over it, just follow ALL your kidney doctors instructions, take care,…"
"I would not worry about it, that just causes stress, you do not need, from what I have read you our doing great, I would tell everyone your story, how else is anyone going to Know if we do no speak out, God bless always."
"Hi, the first time I was called for a Transplant, while doing evaluation prior to surgery, found infected tooth, had to call off the surgery & get dental work done first, I had to have a root canal, we fun, about 1 year later I received kidney…"
"I exercise @ least 5 times a week, usually elliptical machine & walking for my cardio, then weight train,
if I do not exercise I do not feel good, I feel i need to work out regularly, I like to keep busy.
Were you a member of our Forum on http://TransplantBuddies.com ?
Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?
Are You Male or Female?
Share - which illness lead up to you needing a transplant?
I had a kidney transplant due to I have ESRD.
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
I received a Kidney.
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
1.5 years now.
I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
to share & learn from other kidney patients that have kidney disease,kidney transplant.
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
I received my kidney transplant @ U.C.L.A. Ronald Reagan medical center in Los Angeles, California.
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
Im so thankful every day, I was on dialysis for 10 years before I got the kidney transplant, i feel like a new person,
I am 51 years old, now I feel like 25 years old no joke, i feel great, Thank God, & all the healthcare professionals that helped along the way.
Share whatever information you want us to know about you