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hollyvshaw Patient Expert

United States
My name's Holly Shaw and I'm 21 years old... I am in my 3rd year at Chester University (Warrington campus) doing an Early Childhood Studies degree! At the beginning of 2005 I was diagnosed with Kidney failure and dialysed 3 x a week for 4 years. I received my new kidney on 25th October 2008. It truly is the gift of life and thanks to the generosity of my donor and their family I will be able...
Communities: Kidney Failure

Megan

United States
My name is Megan and I'm a Sixteen years old. In 2007 I was diagnosed with Cardiomyopathy. I am currently at Primary Childrens Medical Center waiting for a heart transplant. I will be here until I recieve my new heart!!! But know I just got my New HEART on September, 2 Tuesday 2008. And know I'am home and It's pretty hard liveing life after a Heart Transplant. If you would like to make a...

meggymegos Patient Expert

Lexington, North Carolina
My name is Meghann. I'm 28 years old and living with a lung disease called Bronchiectasis. I'm waiting for a double lung transplant. I'm listed at UNC Hospital's transplant center. I've been waiting a little over 9 months now. I have a wonderful family and friends that I love very much. I have a furry son named Neeko who is of Pomeranian descent. And, I love him to pieces! Disclaimer: I...

forevertrust

Mount Pleasant, Michigan
My daughter was born with a rare metabolic disorder called Maple Syrup Urine Disease.  She is currently on the waiting list for a liver transplant, which she will receive at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh when the time comes.  I blog about our experiences, hopes and fears about the transplant.

loulou_787

Surrey, United Kingdom
I am a 28 year old who has recently received a lung transplant after an agonising wait.  I have pulmonary fibrosis and it is thought to have developed as a result of aggressive cancer treatment received for a childhood cancer called Wilms' tumour. Sadly, I had a number of post transplant complications but I am determined now to get my life back on track.  I am making slow...

Victoria Tremlett Patient Expert

Essex, United Kingdom
22 Year old Cystic Fibrosis sufferer waiting for a double lung transplant. A blog about the highs and lows of life on the transplant list.
Communities: Cystic Fibrosis

zoogie88

California
I am a mother of 3 and waiting for a liver transplant.  My meld score is 27.  I have heptapulmonary syndrome also.  I am on 6 Lt of oxygen 24/7. 

lordog32

waterbury, Connecticut
My name is Lori and I reside in the Northeast. I was just diasgnosed with PKD September 8, 2009. I have to go to dialysis 3 times a week, and let's just say it's no fun! =( Although I do feel much better since being diasgnosed, I hate the diet restrictions, and they are constantly messing up my fistula in my arm, which in return is very painful for me. Hopefully by joining this site I could...

Long Road Ahead

California
Mom of 2 kids and wife to a man waiting for a heart transplant.  Trying to live life one day at a time while we navigate this long bumpy road.var geo_Partner = 'b2366ff5-f477-4089-bbe7-c5d4aa7364cd'; var geo_isCG = true;var geo_Partner = 'b2366ff5-f477-4089-bbe7-c5d4aa7364cd'; var geo_isCG = true;
Communities: Caregiving, Heart Health, Lupus

GabriellasHeart

Chandler, Arizona
Our daughter Gabriella was diagnosed in April with a severe and irrepairable case of Myocardial Bridging which is causing Secondary Restrictive Cardiomyopathy. September 25, just before being listed for her new heart, she suffered a left MCA stroke, imparing her right arm abilities and taking away her speech. She was put on the United Netwoek for Organ Sharing transplant listing on February 11,...
Communities: Heart Health