Diabetes & Organ Transplants


Diabetes & Organ Transplants

I was gifted with a kidney from my sister Cindy in Nov 2005. This group is for those of us living with a transplanted organ(s), waiting to get transplant, donors, friends & family and the curious. (my cats are welcome too, but they don't read.)

Members: 21
Latest Activity: Mar 6, 2014

Although some of us have kidney problems, I am so happy to see that membership in this group is growing slowly!!!


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Comment by Cora on December 5, 2013 at 12:43pm

Hi Advocator. What is your treatment for your diabetes? Sometimes medication and diet can be very difficult. Especially when you have gotten used to being able to eat properly again after kidney failure. Don't be afraid of insulin. It can be a wonderful tool. Feel free to ask lots of questions.

Comment by Advocator on December 4, 2013 at 8:38pm

Hi! My name is Linda and I had a kidney transplant 7/05. A few years later I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and am having a hard time bringing my numbers down. I find myself coping with the transplant easier than the diabetes. I is so good to find a group that supports both situations in one group. Thank you for having me!

Comment by conniem on November 15, 2010 at 8:53am
I have been diabetic for 46 years. In 1995, I was diagnosed with Alpha1 liver disease and had a transplant in 1997. Is there anyone who has had a liver transplant?
Comment by Preta on January 19, 2009 at 6:32am
Congratulations Debe. It was 7 years for my liver transplant back in November....it's been great since.
Comment by Debe on January 16, 2009 at 6:52pm
Today is my 2nd anniversary of my Kidney Transplant. I had it at 10PM January 16, 2007...Yeah!!!!!!
Comment by Debe on October 23, 2008 at 6:05am
Hello everyone,
I am a type 1 diabetic and was in renal failure. I did 3 years and 24 days on dialysis. I had a transplant in 2007 and doing well now. I am here to help and will explan the situation I been throgh doing the Kidney transplant. So sit back I gotta good story. Talk to youns later

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