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Good 'Ol Aetna. At it again.

So my insurance at work is very good in most. respects.  Company pays a large part of the total cost.  Very pleased to have a good job and insurance.  But why does Aetna have to make everything so hard?

Starting with the sirolimus I just…

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Transition from Prograf to Sirolimus

I posted a while back about tansitioning to Everolimus.  Well, since my insurance does cover Sirolimus (apparentl some don't)  that is the drug my Docs prefer I take instead of Everoliums.  I take my first dose of Sirolimus tomorrow.  I"ll stay…

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From Prograf to Everolimus

LIver TX 4-years ago.  Was on Prograf, Myfortic, and Pred until last January when Pred was stopped.  Now at the 4-year mark, the Docs are taking me off of Prograf and starting Everolimus.

The program is:

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Alocohol post transplant

I'm liver transplant recipient.  The TX team said no alchol post transplant as I have to take good care of my new organ.  I'm Ok with that.  I was never a big drinker anyway.   But really.  One glass of wine on my…

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Prograf and High BP / Blood Sugar

I"m coming up on 3 1/2 yrs post liver tx.  I initially took 5mg of Prednisone daliy until last summer when I was "allowed" to taper off.  Initially, I also took 6 mg twice daily but was reduced over time to only 1 mg twice daily about a…

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The List....

My brothers and I were sitting around one day when one of them complained about some minor thing he had going on. So I started remembering all the ailments I've dealt with over the years.  I rather blew them away.  

Not whining…

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Monotherapy for us Liver types

3-yrs post TX.  The doc is weaning me off of Pred and indicated he was going to look at weaning off of Prograf as well.  That would leave me on Myfortic only.

So I have been doing some reading on the interwebs.  Darn few…

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Had a bad day....

I've had much worse.  But it does get old, you know?  I know you do.

News 1: Annuyal eye exam today.  Doc says I have a prednisone induced cataract.  Oh, boy, more "party favors" from prednisone.  

News 2: Got a letter from my…

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