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MrsCora01 posted:
Hi folks. I just wanted to share a nice story with you. A number of months ago I met a couple online through a variety of kidney and transplant boards. Branden has had T1 for about 30 or 35 years and his kidneys failed suddenly last year. He went on the list for a kidney/pancreas transplant. He has had a number of false starts (the way I did with my pancreas) but just the other day he got a call and it was the real deal. I got an email from his wife that he was waiting for the surgery. I can't wait to find out how he is doing. If you are interested in what this sort of journey looks like, have a peak:

http://www.brandenstransplant.com/

Cora
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feelinghigh responded:
Wow...Cora, I can't imagine having to go through this.
 
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MrsCora01 replied to feelinghigh's response:
I heard from Kristi a few days ago and apparently the kidney is working, his blood sugar is normal, and he is walking around. yeah!

Cora
 
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feelinghigh replied to MrsCora01's response:
That's very good news!!!!!
 
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MrsCora01 replied to feelinghigh's response:
Branden is coming home today! He is doing really well.

Cora
 
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feelinghigh replied to MrsCora01's response:
Wow...he's coming home already? That's amazing!

I don't know him nor does he know me but, tell him I'm thinking about him and hoping he continues to do well.
 
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feelinghigh replied to feelinghigh's response:
How is Branden doing lately?????
 
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MrsCora01 replied to feelinghigh's response:
I haven't heard much. The Kristi has posted again recently with an update, but only of transplant day. He is now about 6 weeks post transplant. Often at this time there are slight glitches so I hope if there is anything, it is only minor.

I'll let you know if I hear anything soon.

Cora
 
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feelinghigh replied to MrsCora01's response:
OK, thanks!


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