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Were you a member of our Forum on http://TransplantBuddies.com

No


Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?

Google search.


Are You Male or Female?

Male


Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?

Glomerulonephritis secondary to Tuberous Sclerosis.


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

Kidney, April 13, 2016.


Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods

Prograf 2mg bid; Prednisone 5mg qd; Bactrim (mon, wed, fri); Valcyte 450mg qd; Multivitamin 1 tablet qd; Protonix 40mg qd; Niphedipine ER 30mg qd; Coreg 12.5mg bid.


How many years have you had your Transplant for?

Transplant date: April 13, 2016 (2.5 months approx).


I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...

Interested in personal experience from other transplant recipients. Originally looking for comments on low WBC count. WBC=2.2 currently; temporarily discontinued Bactrim and Valcyte. Replaced Cellcept 250mg bid with Prednisone 5mg qd.


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

Stanford University Medical Center.


Share how your transplant experience changed your life?

Too soon to tell...


Share whatever information you want us to know about you

Preemtive transplant (no dialysis). 46 yom sibling donor (6/6 HLA match). CMV (+) donor, CMV (-) recipient. Pre-transplant GFR=12.


Share your interests and hobbies

Occupation: Retired firefighter / paramedic. Hobbies: bicycling, hiking, camping, surfing, travel.


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

Capitola, Ca, USA


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  • Hello John,

    Welcome to Transplant Friends and congratulations on your Tx.!  I have IgA (Glomerulonephritis,) the Tuberous Sclerosis I had to look up. I am glad you joined! 

  • Welcome John to our Transplant Friends site!

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