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

Yes


Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?

On line


Are You Male or Female?

Male


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

I needed a heart transplant because I inherited a genetic heart condition called ARVC ( Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy)


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

Heart


Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods

Prograf Cellcept Prednisone Septa Pantaprozole Magnesium Calcium Metformin Pravastatin


How many years have you had your Transplant for?

10 months out


I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...

I am interested because I like to learn how others coped with different aspects of the transplant process both mentally and physically and Learn from their experiences.


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

Ottawa Heart institute


Share how your transplant experience changed your life?

Changed my life in so many ways. Besides the usual goodies such as spending more time with your family etc, it has given me a greater appreciation for life. More importantly it has given me a greater appreciation for the people around me , just to think that someone I have never met and probably never will gave me the gift of life still blows my mind.


Share whatever information you want us to know about you

I am a 64 year old retired Electrical contractor


Share your interests and hobbies

Hunting Fishing Photography


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

Newfoundland Canada


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  • Thanks kidney boy looking forward to the site.
  • Hello Walter,

    Welcome to Transplant Friends!  I do hope you are well. 

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