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MrsCora01

Joined: 02/05/2010
My Story:
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 due to working hard to take good care of myself). I went on dialysis in 2001 and got a kidney from my cousin in 2002 (she gave it to me on her birthday!). In 2008 I had a pancreas transplant and have been insulin free since April 27th of that year. Wow! Isn't technology a wonderful thing?

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Reply: FYI CHENEY
I read about this. He is so high profile, I hope he does some work with donation...More
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Reply: my dad
You will have to talk to the transplant center to find out for sure. I had a friend who...More
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Reply: Liver Transplant-Need help
Sorry but I don't really know. As a kidney patient I know that itching was caused by high...More
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Reply: Kidney transplant
Sorry, but I can't answer your question. I would talk to the center that follows your...More
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Reply: Kidney transplant and dialysis
The best source of info for you is the transplant coordinator at your local transplant...More
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Reply: liver transplants
First of all, thank you for considering to be a donor. That is a wonderful thing. You...More
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Reply: Donating?
From what I remember (it's been almost 10 years since my cousin donated to me) they want...More
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Reply: Donor Diet?
Sorry it took so long for me to respond. Basically, the most important thing for you to...More
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Reply: kidney transplant is it possible
You need to contact your local transplant center and get the testing done. If she is very...More
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Reply: lung transplant
An excellent site with a specific area for lung transplants is TransplantBuddies . You...More
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