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Old 10-06-2008, 04:21 PM   #1
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One Year Transplant-aversary

Last October 6th I had my second pancreas transplant. It has been a year now with no rejection or any troubles from the transplant meds. If you make it a year, you are expected to be trouble-free from then on. I have been having one side-effect of the transplant, though - weight gain. Now that I can eat whatever I want, I do.

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Old 10-06-2008, 04:23 PM   #2
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Congratulations Mike D!
Here's wishing you many more trouble-free years!
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Excellent news Mike D!
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Thus your signature.... Congratulations Mike!
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What a wonderful anniversary! I remember you posting about the transplant and thinking that you had a very positive attitude that was going to be very helpful.
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i didn't know pancreas transplants were possible, so you just taught someone something new today. always a good thing...
congrats on your landmark, and for many more to come.
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Wonderful, Mike! I think I mentioned that my mom is 5 years plus from her kidney transplant. Keep taking your meds, and enjoy each day of living! YAY!
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i didn't know pancreas transplants were possible, so you just taught someone something new today. always a good thing...
Ditto. I'd never heard of it before and had pretty much assumed that pancreas problems/cancer were...er...well...serious.

Mike, concrats!

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Okay, after a bit of research, I now realize that a pancreas transplant is strictly a treatment for diabetes and not an option for pancreatic cancer.
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Congratulations on making it through the first year and here is to many more.
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Congratulations! My mom had a kidney transplant in 1985 and is still doing great - it's amazing what they can do these days
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Wow time moves too quickly. It feels like last week you were on the list. Good news!
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Mike that is awesome!
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Congrats on the one year point! I am approaching 2 1/2 years on my kidney transplant. The one year anniversary was a big celebration point! (and I plan to keep celebrating each year to come!)

Keep enjoying your new life!

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Congratulations Mike, and belated happy birthday to your pancreas!
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w00t!!! Congrats, Mike.
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Oh, good news! May you and your pancreas enjoy many thousands more meals together!
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Yay! We love happy news. Not enough these days.
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