Hey Diane I see that ur on the transplant waiting list! I just want to say to ya please hang in ther and dont get dicouraged ur time will come as mines did.. It seem like an enturnity when i was waiting on the list for a new Kidney because i was so tired of the dialysis treamtments i had to endure! but god was great and he delivered my gift to me on Feb 27th 09 2 weeks after my 48th birthday and boyyy what a great birthday present that was to me.. Well good luck and if u ever need someone to talk to i will be here for ya.. Vyckie
Thanks for the sweet welcome to this site!Im in the insurance phase , testing which my insurance paid for about $30,00 worth of testing.Can I ask how long did you have to wait once you were on the list?I have hepatic encephalopathy and have been to hospital twice in less than 6 months. The first visit I was pretty much out of my head. Finally adjusting the lactulose and x drug . Everyone I came in contact with was just rubbing me the wrong way.Second visit finally got the lactulose working right. Thanks to Dr. Panel one of the transplant doctors in Baptist Hospital Oklahoma City.See More
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