Morgan McCalvin's Groups (11)

  • In Memory of......

    5 members Latest Activity: Jan 3

    This  group  is  dedicated  to  members  who  have  gone on  to  a  better  life......

  • Transplant Rejection Survivors

    16 members Latest Activity: May 20 For transplants who have had to experience transplant rejection and to share stories, hope, ideas for others to share about their issues, ways to…

  • TRIO Youth Circle

    22 members Latest Activity: Jul 1, 2011 To empower people, especially younger people, to never lose hope, and improving the quality of lives touched by the miracle of transplantation…

  • Share Your Transplant Story

    64 members Latest Activity: Sep 10 Transplant stories are all amazing and inspiring. Join this group and share your transplant story with the world.

  • ARE YOU ON RAPAMUNE

    29 members Latest Activity: May 26 Who's Taking Rapamune How many milligrams Any Side Effects?

  • Relationships and Dating

    70 members Latest Activity: Mar 6 Having a transplant, or waiting for one can affect a relationship and if you're single, makes dating interesting. Here is a place to share your…

  • The Funny Bone

    77 members Latest Activity: on Friday Please post jokes, funny stories, and anything humorous. It is healthy for our minds, bodies, and spirits. Very healing. So let's get those…

  • Chat Time!

    129 members Latest Activity: Jun 25 To get the chat room rocking with conversation come here to schedule a time to chat with your fellow transplant friends. Meet new people, discuss…

  • Pancreas Transplants

    37 members Latest Activity: Jul 11, 2013 This group is a place to discuss all issues related tp Pancreas transplants

  • Team Ohio

    44 members Latest Activity: Jun 25 This group is mainly for Team Ohio members to discuss upcoming events, fundraisers, the U.S. Transplant Games, etc. Of course, we will be sharing…

  • Team Prograf

    308 members Latest Activity: Jul 8 This is for those of us who take Prograf as a main immune suppressive drug. We can discuss side effects, etc. Or, we can just keep a head count of…

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Karen Weddick left a comment for Pamela Sigmon
"Hi Pamela: I’d like to welcome you to the Transplant Café. You are now a member of a warm, friendly, supportive, caring, understanding, sensitive and informative site. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask and…"
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The Month Of September is 'National Hispanic Heritage Month.'

According to Life Scan, Diabetes is the 6th leading cause of death among Hispanics/Latinos in the United States and the 4th leading cause of death among Hispanic women and elderly. Nugget: Exercise =Prevention.See More
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Caring 4 Carrie posted a status
"Someone's Story: This is Teresa. She's seeking a kidney donor. Kindly consider to visit her Facebook page. Thanks! http://j.mp/YyjiQ9"
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Parent of B replied to Parent of B's discussion Cardiac biopsy - how often?
"Tx for reply, Wendy! How often do you run Allomapping blood test? Allomapping is not yet the gold standard suggested/used by NewYork-Presbyterian, nor is it available where we're at now, so it's not really an option for us. My key…"
Thursday
Parent of B and Wendy are now friends
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Wendy replied to Parent of B's discussion Cardiac biopsy - how often?
"Wow I had to only to the biopsy for 6 months then they did the allomapping test. They now can tell if I have rejection thru blood work. Those are so uncomfortable! Prayers do her!! My transplant was in Nov 2013. Methodist Hospital in Houston Texas."
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Wendy is now a member of TransplantCafe.com - The Gift of eLife!
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Wendy liked Parent of B's discussion Cardiac biopsy - how often?
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Caring 4 Carrie posted a status
"Someone's Story: This is Micah. He's seeking a kidney donor. Kindly consider to visit his Facebook page. http://j.mp/XJdwdO"
Sep 21
Caring 4 Carrie posted a blog post

The Month Of September is 'National Hispanic Heritage Month.'

According to the National Diabetes Educational Program, one in ten Hispanics over the age of 20 have been diagnosed with Diabetes. However, small changes in lifestyle living, e.g., healthier eating & exercising are key. Nugget: Exam=Prevention.See More
Sep 21
Ramona replied to Stefan's discussion Hello, I am new here
"Stefan, Hang in there - I have been caregiver to my husband for 7 years, and he's been through many surgeries and illnesses....and we both have our worries and down days.  I will keep you in my thoughts - and hope for the best possible…"
Sep 19
Parent of B posted a discussion

Cardiac biopsy - how often?

Hi,First post folks. I'll begin with quick background: My 15-year old daughter had a heart transplant 6 months ago after having severe dilated cardiomyopathy with left ventricular noncompaction (now known to be a result of a genetic mutation original to her). Anyway, transplant was at the highly acclaimed Columbia/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - to which we moved for waiting for the heart, transplant, and follow-up care. Now, 6 months after transplant, we moved back to our home. Our medical team has a different protocol for checking for organ rejection.Whereas NYP's protocol is cardiac biopsy every month for first year, every 2 months for second year, and every 3 months for third year, our hospital's protocol moves to every 3 months after 6 months, then every 6 months after a year and every year after 3. Bottom line- much fewer cardiac biopsies.I'm wondering if you know the different protocols in checking for solid organ rejection / heart - and how they differ from different medical…See More
Sep 19

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