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Donating?
My dad is on dialysis, end stage renal disease. I just had a baby by c-section and also found out I am...More
Posted by Anon_126391
Donor Diet?
Recently I found out from a cousin that a 7yo daughter of her friends requires a kidney transplant and it...More
Posted by mommie2ethan
kidney transplant is it possible
kidney transplant is it possible for a 62 year old woman with plenty of family members willing to give her the...More
Posted by jmar352

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My sister was told she needs dialisis NOW we want to give her a kidney she is 62 years old she has diabetes and high blood pressure what are our chances of giving her a kidney we have a large family and most want to be tested what are the requirements where do we go from here.
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lung transplant
my mother has pulmonary fibrosis on oxygen 24/7.. has beed on prednisone therapy without results. she was...More
Posted by redskindoug
financing for transplant
We are new to the idea of transplant so can anyone tell us how organ transplantation is financed? We are...More
Posted by An_239920
Fatigue
Received a kidney transplant five years ago and before i received it I could walk miles without getting tired...More
Posted by An_239265
wondering how a transplanted kidney can be given a...
wondering how a transplanted kidney can be given a jump start after dye used in angiogram affected it? My...More
Posted by bkdina
rapamune
It can kill you.
Posted by Anon_237473
bladder test for potential transplant patient
This will be my second time around in five years and things are a bit different. They have requested a...More
Posted by twicethecharm
Kidney donor and Gout
Does any one know if occasional gout flare ups can prevent someone who is otherwise healthy from being...More
Posted by happyarethose
Can a man have a healthy baby after being on Cellc...
Hi my husband got a kidney transplant February 21 ,2011.I was wondering if any of men have had children...More
Posted by Liamsmommy2008
Insomnia
Hello, I had a kidney transplant 9 weeks ago. My numbers are all good, but I'm sleeping really poorly. Since...More
Posted by pjsuerth
pancreas transplant question
Is there anyone out there who has had a pancreas transplant to treat type 1 diabetes, who also has Addison's...More
Posted by bigsislynn
transplant hair loss
I had liver transplant 12/2010 and know i'm lossing hair ! Does anyone have any suggestions ?
Posted by twslandmark
With death at home, is organ donation possible?
My sister is 76, and near death with Alzheimer's, under hospice care. I had assumed that dying at home...More
Posted by signupspers1
Liver Transplants and Brain Aneurysms
Hello my name is Christine and I was born with a liver disease called Biliary Artesia and ended up having to...More
Posted by liljakob
WHAT DO YOU THINK? AND WHY NOT?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/04/21/christian-longo-death-row-organ-donation_n_852090.html TIFFMore
DON'T TAKE YOUR ORGANS TO HEAVEN...HEAVEN KNOWS WE NEED THEM HERE !!
Posted by oldtiff47
TOUCHING STORY FOR SURE
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/erica-liepmann/mother-daughter-donation_b_844687.html TIFFMore
DON'T TAKE YOUR ORGANS TO HEAVEN...HEAVEN KNOWS WE NEED THEM HERE !!
Posted by oldtiff47
Kidney Transplant Outside US
Does anyone have any information on needing a kidney transplant when you have been traveling and therefore...More
Posted by debbiebren
wanting to donate
wanted to donate one of my kidneys to a little girl who needs it to live. i havent talked to the social...More
Posted by reddytogo20
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Posted by Lainey_WebMD_Staff
prograf vs rapamune with psoriasis
Before my kidney transplant 22 months ago, I had moderate psoriasis lesions on my elbows, face and behind my...More
Posted by stanshar35
FYI FROM NIH
http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/Mar2011/Feature1 TIFFMore
DON'T TAKE YOUR ORGANS TO HEAVEN...HEAVEN KNOWS WE NEED THEM HERE !!
Posted by oldtiff47
FYI....THIS IS INTERESTING....
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/23/rare-transplant-man-with-two-hearts_n_827326.html WOWOW THEY...More
DON'T TAKE YOUR ORGANS TO HEAVEN...HEAVEN KNOWS WE NEED THEM HERE !!
Posted by oldtiff47
Question bout kidney transplant/donors?
Can you still donate a kidney if your on Thyroid Medication? What is it that they look for when you want to...More
Posted by Harlee26
OMG HOW COULD THIS HAPPEN...
http://www.ktla.com/news/landing/ktla-usc-kidney-transplant-error,0,2910603.story?hpt=T2 HOW IN THE...More
DON'T TAKE YOUR ORGANS TO HEAVEN...HEAVEN KNOWS WE NEED THEM HERE !!
Posted by oldtiff47
Kidney transplant
I have recently received a kidney from my aunt (June 2, 2010) so far so good. only a minor complication. (I...More
Posted by An_224175
I KNEW IN MY HEART THEY WOULD DO THIS
I TOLD PAUL( HUSBAND OF 43+ YEARS) I HOPE THEY DONATED THE DARLING GIRLS ORGANS... READ THIS TODAY.... ...More
DON'T TAKE YOUR ORGANS TO HEAVEN...HEAVEN KNOWS WE NEED THEM HERE !!
Posted by oldtiff47

Spotlight: Member Stories

I was diagnosed with T1 diabetes in 1966. In the 70s I was told I had protein in my urine but my kidney damage progressed very slowly (in part I think...More

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