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Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.

Liver Transplant 01 Dec 2016

Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods

Month 4 almost in and I guess I'm happy to say my appetite has returned with a vengeance. For so long, nothing was appealing except fruit and popsicles. Now I'm concerned about my weight. Not ascites this time. I'm taking Prednisone / Tacrolimus / Azathioprine / Carvedilol / Amlodipine and so on ...

How many years have you had your Transplant for?

Transplanted 01 Dec 2016

I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...

Through my experience I can help others and others can help me through their experiences.

Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?

Oregon Health and Sciences University

Share how your transplant experience changed your life?

I owe my life to this transplant and to those who encouraged me on the journey. Every day of my life is evidence of the miracle I experienced and is also an opportunity to share the wealth provided by a second chance. I have a new appreciation of organ donors, of my own resiliency and of transplant surgeons.

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I am a 61 year old male, married, with six grown children.

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Camping, hiking, photography, writing, traveling, art, spirituality, truth, family and social responsibility.

What Part of The World Do you Live? Feel free to share city, state, country

Bend, Oregon

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  • Many thanks, I'm sure it will be a mutually beneficial relationship!  

  • Greetings and Welcome to Transplants Friends, Duane.

  • Hello Duane,

    Welcome  to Transplant Friends and congratulations on receiving your Tx! 

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