I had my transplant at the university of Illinois in Chicago almost 4 years ago. I am not always on the exact min to take my transplant pills but my labs are doing really well and I will have my transplant for almost four years in aug.…"
"I was only on prednisone for a short period of time because of my pregnancy, but I was doing well on it; however, my lipase kept dropping too low which was making me very nervous, but I am back to my normal pills such as prograf and myfortic. I had…"
"Hi I had a pancreas and I am now doing wonderful (a little bigger then before thanks to the new foods I have been introduced to) I had some complications in the beginning but I had overcome them and had a wonderful transplant doctor and team. My…"
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Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?
Browsing the internet
Are You Male or Female?
Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?
I was diagnosed with diabetes when I was three years old I am now soon to be 28 yr old. Once I hit puberty my body went to hell and I couldn't control my sugars no matter how hard I tried, my then endo referred me to the best man I know my transplant Doctor..Dr. J.Oberholzer at the University of Illinois and it has been three years now and I am insulin free and loving every moment of my second chance at life
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
I received a pancreas after being on the list for one month thanks to the wonderful most giving family that allowed their loved one to share his gift of life with me.
Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods
I am currently on Myfortic 360 mg four times a day and prograph 3 mg twice a day
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
happily had my organ for 3 years since August 5 2008
I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
I am interested in transplant friends for the simple reason that many of these people shared the same tears, joy,fears,worry, and many other emotions that only transplant recipients can understand.
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
University of Illinois
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
I am so grateful and I thank God and my donor's family everyday for giving me this second chance at life, I am now engaged to be married, I am currently in school to become a nurse to work for the transplant center that I had had my transplant at.
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