I became hard-core vegan in June 2021 for my health, and my tacrolimus level has doubled for no reason I can figure out. My doc is adjusting my dose, but if anyone has experience with eating a vegan diet and having high tacro levels, I'd like to knoRead more…
I am running low Bicarbonate levels since last 3-4 months, I am already taking sodoum bicarbonate 650mg - 3 times a day. Still level is not going up.
Have you ever faced this issue ? Any suggestions ?
Good morning! I'm new here, though I used to lurk around the old Transplantbuddies forum.
I'm now 31 years old (in a week will be 32) kidney failure got me out of nowhere when I was 21 years old. I spent 4 months in hemodialysis followed by 8 yeaRead more…
Hi All ,
Today , I have completed 6 years of kidney transplant. All reports in range 1.0 creatinine stable.
Daily rouitne : Daily excercise for 1 hour , running and walking 2.5 miles , floor and robotic excersize. 6 hours minimum sleep. No alcohRead more…
It's been close to 11 years since transplant.
I've been getting good labs for 8 years and then saw protein leakage in urine. There was a medication added for it and my creatinine has been steady at 1.4 on an average for 2 years.
For the last 2 y
Hey All. Two questions and looking for other peoples experiences.
1. It’s been a hot summer. Sometimes with a breeze thru the house we are comfortable even if the house is at 82 degrees or so. Just wondering since I read that Tacrolimus shouldn’t be sRead more…
The United States Patent Office has issued a patent to Victor Gura, MD, FASN, for a wearable artificial kidney, and the nephrologist said he wants to begin a clinical trial later this year to test the third-generation device.
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I had a question, does high blood pressure impact your kidney? I've had a sudden increase in protein after a while and my doctors are going to check it out. It might be a med change or a small change of rejection.Read more…
8 Months out Kidney Transplant here. I had a followup Ultrasound Monday and the Kidney is doing great. Unfortunately they found a small (3.2cm) Incisional Hernia.
Bummer but things happen. I'm surprised since I waited until the 12th
Hope everyone is doing good. I am 3 years post-transplant and recent blood work results were good. I am checking my blood pressure twice a day(once in the morning 9 am and night 8pm) and it fluctuates a lot. My morning BP shows 137/98 while niRead more…
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