Category Archives: Transplant

Awesome News

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Antibodies. We can have them in our blood if we’ve been exposed to another persons tissue. Examples: blood transfusion, having babies, prior transplants. Unfortunately having an auto immune disease can also cause you to have antibodies. Antibodies are like a small but fierce army in your body. While your white blood cells attack anything foreign, specific antibodies are trying to simply eradicate… Read more »

Transplant Eval

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Tuesday was a LONG day. We started the day with some lab work to verify J’s blood type. Then we started the meetings. First up was his nutritionist. We have a nutritionist with DaVita but this is a different one that is specifically interested in his lab report from our transplant team. It is her job to keep us informed about… Read more »