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

No


Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?

Internet search


Are You Male or Female?

Male


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

Kidney infections as a child left my (OEM) kidneys damaged. Got 58 years out of them but started dialysis 3 years ago. Thanks to my wife and the University of Washington (Seattle USA) we did and exchange. Kidney transplant 4th of January 2017. YAHOOOOO


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

Kidney via exchange 1/4/2017


How many years have you had your Transplant for?

just 4 mos.


I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...

They have very pertinent info via Q & A.


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

U of W, Seattle WA USA has done an outstanding job both pre and post op. Very pleased with my care team.


Share how your transplant experience changed your life?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih0xWGtqw68


Share whatever information you want us to know about you

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih0xWGtqw68


Share your interests and hobbies

Bike, hike, kayak and eating well. With my new freedom we will travel more.


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

Maple Valley Wa. USA


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  • Going to travel overseas soon and wonder how you travel with all these meds. Do you take prescriptions with you or get them filled there? Any recommendations for carry-on/storage for bottles of pills? Just curious how you manage.

    I'm 4 mos post transplant, feeling very good

    , labs are great, life is pretty damn good :)

  • Greetings and Welcome to Transplants Friends, Patrick.  I live in Granite Falls and have family down in Kent area.

  • I will forever be in debt to my wife for volenteering  to donate a kidney. Via exchange we were able to help another couple as well. I feel wonderful as do all 4 people involved.

  • Welcome Patrick to Transplant Friends!

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