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by Rik
Tue Dec 01, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Dialysis?
Replies: 15
Views: 2746

Re: Dialysis?

Hi Harry it hits you hard.. a time like this and it's difficult to see anything positive but one thing you will find reading past posts is NEVER let dialysis stop you doing what you want read way back and read others experiences there are many ... it will help you decide what dialysis will fit in wi...
by Rik
Mon Nov 16, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 124
Views: 33779

Re: Coronavirus

am sure everything will be ok..
but do let us know you're doing OK Wagolynn
by Rik
Thu Nov 05, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 124
Views: 33779

Re: Coronavirus

Yes.. got an email yesterday..
though I consider myself very lucky compared to many..
my company sent me home to work mid march..
am still working from home along with the other half..
we both work for the same place..
and they sent her home at the same time because of me..
by Rik
Fri Jul 17, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Thanks
Replies: 5
Views: 1676

Re: Thanks

couldn't agree more..
it reminds me of how helpful people were when the Board started..
:D :D :D
by Rik
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: raised fistula
Replies: 2
Views: 6935

Re: raised fistula

Hi Dave ...
no sorry ...
had my fistula made under full anaesthetic ...
but did have it reduced quite some years back as I was having 'steal issues' with it ...
that was under a local ...
by Rik
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Conversion from Tacrolimus to MMF
Replies: 6
Views: 8775

Re: Conversion from Tacrolimus to MMF

Hi Morzov ... no problem ...you made yourself perfectly clear ... Tac being replaced by MMF my Prof was more concerned about me being on a steroid for so long ... for now that's more important I assume ... I believe now it's normal to start a steroid free regime with their new Tx I think either way ...
by Rik
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Conversion from Tacrolimus to MMF
Replies: 6
Views: 8775

Re: Conversion from Tacrolimus to MMF

Hi Morzov ... apologies for not replying sooner ... sounds like we are in a similar situation with changing to MMF I'm UK based ... 16 1/2yrs Tx and because of my size (6'4" and 100-ish kg) my creatinine sits around 130-150 I used to take 2.5mg of Tac (I take the once a day slow release Advagraf not...
by Rik
Sat May 11, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Tieing off fistula after transplant
Replies: 9
Views: 18197

Re: Tieing off fistula after transplant

Hi Allen..
glad you've had it done..
let's hope it does the job!!
by Rik
Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Tieing off fistula after transplant
Replies: 9
Views: 18197

Re: Tieing off fistula after transplant

Hi ... I suffered from 'stealing' with my fistula some years after my transplant ... which meant my heart was having to work harder just to get my blood around the rest of my body ... and if I stood up too quickly I would get light headed and/or fall over ... I was given the chance to tie mine off b...
by Rik
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Transplant question
Replies: 10
Views: 16400

Re: Transplant question

I too would say don't worry ... my call came via the answerphone at home whilst I was on the way back from a weeks holiday in Spain ... we didn't get home til 1:30am the clinic had called about midnight ... it will be when it will be ... the only thing I would suggest is to put it to the back of you...
by Rik
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Research Opportunity for Renal Patients
Replies: 2
Views: 10900

Re: Research Opportunity for Renal Patients

copying what appears to be a standard letter and posting it onto this forum isn't likely to get you much interest ... to be honest I found it to be one of the most uncaring posts asking for our help that I have ever read on this forum ... it suggests you haven't considered the actual content of your...
by Rik
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: NHSBT Proposed kidney offering scheme from January 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 10280

Re: NHSBT Proposed kidney offering scheme from January 2019

BUMP!! ... this is important to many of us so get voting folks!!
by Rik
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: NHSBT Proposed kidney offering scheme from January 2019 #2
Replies: 1
Views: 9942

Re: NHSBT Proposed kidney offering scheme from January 2019

BUMP!! ... this is important to many of us so get voting folks!!
by Rik
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: NHSBT Proposed kidney offering scheme from January 2019 #3
Replies: 1
Views: 9671

Re: NHSBT Proposed kidney offering scheme from January 2019

BUMP!! ... this is important to many of us so get voting folks!!