I am going to be 14 yrs s/p liver transplant xmas eve, I am now doing office visits every 6 months and labs 1x a month . I am a complicated case as I have gulf war syndrome and other war time maladies from other wars n conflicts, lucky to be here, 1 day at a time, so I dont mind the frequency.
I am post 18 years....and still go every 3 months for a blood test......
Thanks Everyone! I guess its every 3 as long as I am well!
Matt, Congradulations on 3yrs. It will be 3 for me in April. I really think that was a good idea ordering all info on the meds. I take the same meds, so I will do the same. Thats what I really appreciate about this site. Its full of good ideas and its all real. You can only learn from a person who has been thru the same and lived to tell the story. Good Luck, Nick
After I lost my Medicare A & B, I didn't get billed for my monthly labs from my insurance until a number of months went by. PREFACE: i had Medicare A&B with employer based secondary medical benefits while on peritoneal dialysis. Post kidney/pancreas trnx in March 2007, countdown to 33 months. NOW, my monthly labs cost me $100. I work for the State of CA, and am missing my labsl for the last few months, and, after speaking to my wonderful nurse at UCSF, I am supposed to be doing them every six weeks. This came at my request because of the cost I have with my medical insurance. I feel good, but am sleeping a lot recently.