About Me

Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?

Not sure


Are You Male or Female?

Male


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

Polycystic Disease of the Kidneys


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

My cousin, Arland Slater, bless him, gave me one of his kidneys on the 12th of March 2013 and he is in good health ... And I have never been better


Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods

Advograf 4mg, Prednisone 5mg, Cellcept 1000mg plus others - all food is good now that I can eat it


How many years have you had your Transplant for?

One year


I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...

I hope to be able to support others needing a transplant


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

Christina Barnard Memorial Hospital in Cape Town


Share how your transplant experience changed your life?

It has made me grateful for every day, deepened my faith, transformed my physical capabilities, and deepened my already deep optimism and love of life and other humans


Share whatever information you want us to know about you

I am 53, swimming a lot in order to surf and aiming to enter the transplant games. Previously a national park manager, now a researcher for national parks, re-married with two plus two children. Love life.


Share your interests and hobbies

Painting, clarinet, writing, mountaineering, being with my wife Razeena Omar and my children Saffron, Kalai, Mateen and Tasha


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

South Africa


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  • Hello Brett, welcome to tx friends, thanks for joining. Have a great day.
  • Hi Brett

    Welcome to Transplant Friends! Thank you for joining us and wanting to help others.

  • Greetings and Welcome to Transplants Friends Brett. And try to join us in the chat room at 8pm EST / 5pm PST daily, Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm EST / 12pm PST. Take care.1063023249.jpeg?width=530

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