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Reply: Am I crazy?
Don't worry what other people are saying & thinking. Follow your heart. Do what you feel is the right thing...More
Posted by lainsky
Reply: Transplants and Mood Disorders
I used to think I was crazy. After all, I almost died, got a liver transplant that saved my life & now...More
Posted by lainsky
Reply: Welcome 20Survivor05
Thank you dontkr for your response to my post. Just knowing that what I'm feeling & going through is...More
Posted by lainsky
Reply: better care for transplant patients
I know your post isn't brand new -- wow, I am on a liver transplant list. Other than a nurse and doctor so far...More
Posted by holly69
Reply: Post liver transplant, is a single beer once or tw...
Personally if I had my new liver I would do nothing to cause any possible damage to it at all. I am sure the...More
Posted by holly69
Reply: I'm New
Congratulations! How are you feeling? I am awaiting transplant, I have a MELD of 19 and think I have a bit of a...More
Posted by holly69
Reply: Why can't I get a liver transplant?
What is your MELD score?
Posted by fleeback
Reply: Prednisone after transplant
Believe it or not, there are quite a few of us now who are on steroid avoidance protocols. Some 10 year...More
Posted by mrscora01
Sign Up to Share the Gift of Life [Pull-Out Card]
This pull-out card encourages people to sign up as organ donors. It includes information about the need for...More
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Sign Up to Share the Gift of Life [Pull-Out Card]
This pull-out card encourages people to sign up as organ donors. It includes information about the need for...More
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Reply: OTHER MESSAGE BOARDS SEEM TO BE DOWN FOR DAYS?
Diabetes board back online! CoraMore
Posted by mrscora01
Raising Awareness in honor of my sister
https://www.facebook.com/Belle545 please like this page and spread the wordMore
Posted by psychgurl5
Reply: Ginger after transplantation...
First off, you need to realize that it is both physical and emotional. There are a ton of physical issues....More
Posted by mrscora01

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Ginger after transplantation...
Hello all, I had a kidney/pancreas transplant on 9/20/2013 and I know that the dietitian said to stay...More
Posted by Babydonut2013

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Reply: denial on liver transplant list
CORA I AGREE WITH YOU. THE NEW ORGAN IS A GIFT TO BE TAKEN CARE OF !!! PERHAPS ASK THE CENTER WHY ? TIFFMore
DON'T TAKE YOUR ORGANS TO HEAVEN...HEAVEN KNOWS WE NEED THEM HERE !!
Posted by oldtiff47
Reply: Is It Okay To Drink Alcohol After A Kidney Transp...
How often would you have this one or two glasses of wine? Once in a while is one thing, but more than once a...More
Posted by mrscora01
Reply: tattoos
I would love to get a green ribbon tattoo with my cousin's initials and her birthdate (the day she gave me...More
Posted by mrscora01
Reply: energy drinks
I'd be more worried about the high levels of caffeine, for myself. I avoid it with my new kidney so it won't...More
Posted by mrscora01
Reply: Recovering from Kidney Transplant
Very few native kidneys are removed when a transplant is done. Basically the old, non-functional ones simply...More
Posted by mrscora01
Lou Reed
Lou Reed has just had a successful liver transplant. I am a huge fan of his music and hope we get many more...More
Posted by mrscora01
Reply: Liver transplant patients and Tattos
I would check with your center to see what they have to say. I do know of transplant patients who have gotten...More
Posted by mrscora01
Reply: liver transplant (cirrohis)
Can the transplant discriminate on age alone if the patient doesn't have any existing co-morbidities? An...More
Posted by Kharris74
Sign Up to Share the Gift of Life [Pull-Out Card]
This pull-out card encourages people to sign up as organ donors. It includes information about the need for...More
Posted by hrsaemp
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If You Were There Then, We Need You Now: Organ, Ey...
This booklet encourages people age 50 years and older to register to become organ donors. It presents stories...More
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Reply: FYI....I UNDERSTAND HOW THIS COULD HAPPEN
Thanks for the link. It's amazing how long the person survived before it became apparent. It makes you...More
Posted by mrscora01
Reply: Kidney Donation
Please take time to research. Remember that most complications may be uncommon, but they do happen.
Posted by LeEdna
Reply: post transplant bloating
Sorry, but I don't know what to tell you. Have you had an ultrasound? This often reveals fluid collection. ...More
Posted by mrscora01
Reply: financing for transplant
You can apply for assistance via the National Living Donor Assistance Program (NLDAC): ...More
Posted by LPunnett
Reply: Proposed changes to kidney allocation
I agree. I think this is mainly about kidneys though. Not sure how it works for other organs. I know that...More
Posted by mrscora01
Reply: New to forum
Congratulations! I will be 10 years post kidney tx in October. CoraMore
Posted by mrscora01

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