A new pancreas & kidney meant a new life for Becky
Within months of each other I was diagnosed with sight threatening diabetic retinopathy, diabetic peripheral neuropathy (painful nerve damage in my feet and legs), gastroparesis (nerve damage in the stomach), diabetic nephropathy (diabetic kidney disease) and...
Maggie Williamson’s Transplant Story
I am 28 years old and was born in the United States with a genetic disease called Cystic Fibrosis.
Andrew Whitby’s Journey
Turning an end into a beginning - Andrew's journey, from his mother's perspective.
Our son Miika was born in January 2014 along with his twin brother Lonnee. He was healthy, but always a few weeks behind his brother - but twins are always different.
Theresa’s New Heart
I had a heart transplant in July 2010. At the time I was living in America. I had a massive heart attack in June 2007 so travelling was out of the question and any thoughts of...
Soon I was pretty much house bound. I had mobile oxygen but despite regular walking (with a stick at that point) I was becoming weak - and fed up. Baths were out of the question; showers...
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