I wanted to wish you a BIG Congratulations on your 4 years with your new kindey and pancreas. I am so glad you are doing well. Wishing you many more filled with great memories, new discoveries, friendship, many hugs and smiles and lots of love & happiness. More important though, I wish you continued good health. Have fun celebrating!
Thanks for your message; and I am doing much better. Levels are staying stable and that's a great sign. Sorry to hear about your bladder infections; I have had 2 bouts with CMV soon after my transplants, but didn't last too long, Does make me wonder if this
is possibly the cause of my slight pancreas rejection.
I did have urinary trac infection in April which I was quite ill and about 1 month later is when my amylase/liapase levels begin to rise..... makes one wonder.
I'm just anxious to start cutting back on some meds; especially the Prednisone -- heavy doses now and I and tell. Never have had good eyes (due to 47 yrs of diabetes) and the pred affects them too, plus the swollen face etc.
thanks again for thinking of me and keep writing ---
Hi Cathy, i haven"t worked in eight years I say busy with a lot of different things Lately I have stayed with my day while he had eye surgery. We are waiting to get the final word on my niece about being a donor. She had to have several test on her liver. I would like to find someone to talk about pre and post transplant with. It sounds like you have some issues post. Take Care.
Hi fellow kidney/pancreas transplant recipient! My Angel's name is Kelly. She saved my life, and sooo many others. I sure hope everything is going well for you? Wishing you and yours the VERY best. Take care, and God bless. Mike
Hey Cathy,,,,,How's the Kid/Pancreas? Isn't great to have a Pancreas that makes Insulin! I am so glad for you:) Yes Dr. 'Peter' Stock is way cool isn't he? We need more Docs like him~~~and Cely is the greatest:)
Well my road for another Kid.Pancreas goes like this...I need a living donor (prefered) then they will do a pancreas after like 6 months to 1 year. My current Kidney (my wife Nancy who donated to me in '92) isn't doing so well...last creatine was 2.9 bun 68...so today our nieghbors just offered me 1 of their Kidney's ! Is that way cool or what? Well God knows all about how it will work out:) Oh yes I miss my Pancreas! Ok well tell me more about you ok? Take Care, Tracy
Yes amen for Dr. Peter Stock & Cely Hinson !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hope your k/p is going good? I was just at UCSF last Nov. for another Kidney/Pancreas evaluation...lost my Pancreas after 18 1/2 years and my Kidney is so so at this point. Anyways you're in good hands at UCSF....God bless you and take care...Tracy
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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