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by squiggles
Fri Jun 25, 2010 9:05 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Diabetes
Replies: 1
Views: 1570

My fasting glucose always hangs in the 6's with 7.1 being the highest but my hba1c test comes back a normal level :-)
by squiggles
Fri Jun 25, 2010 9:02 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Myfortic
Replies: 20
Views: 7154

heads up.... another manufacturing problem for myfortic again :(
by squiggles
Tue Jun 01, 2010 7:33 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Now the Suns Out
Replies: 15
Views: 5972

Kipper wrote:My Sunsense cream just arrived, just one thing - it is not a one application lasts all day cream, it says re apply frequently on the tube.
I got a prescription for some today and mine is the same, it says 4 hours water protection and reapply frequently.
by squiggles
Tue Jun 01, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Now the Suns Out
Replies: 15
Views: 5972

Thumps wrote:My SunSense arrived yesterday - impressed so far, the face one is great, no residue, light and non-greasy, and I even like the tint. The body one was ok too!
I have made up a small tub mixing sunsense and a blob of foundation to tint it but have not tried it yet.
by squiggles
Tue Jun 01, 2010 7:26 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: First transplantaversary
Replies: 3
Views: 1711

Happy transpantversary Tom :D
by squiggles
Tue Jun 01, 2010 7:25 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Myfortic
Replies: 20
Views: 7154

Another one here who had problems getting a hold of myfortic, i collected it from the chemist this morning which was ordered the last week of April :shock: .I had to get some from the hospital while waiting as my GP only gives me 28 days supply. I also had bowel trouble with mmf and was switched to ...
by squiggles
Sat May 22, 2010 8:09 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Now the Suns Out
Replies: 15
Views: 5972

For those not already aware, you can get your sun protection on prescription providing the doctor will prescribe. http://www.cks.nhs.uk/vitiligo/management/scenario_vitiligo/prescriptions/sunscreens I would not advise the uvistat as its quite thick and leaves skin greasy and white even though it sta...
by squiggles
Fri Jun 12, 2009 10:12 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Tommc has had his transplant!
Replies: 22
Views: 7770

fantastic news :-)
by squiggles
Fri Jun 12, 2009 10:07 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Myfortic vs Cellcept, and low platelet counts
Replies: 7
Views: 11509

I was switched from cellcept to myfortic because it gave me the runs,i had the same issues with myfortic a couple of months later until my dose was lowered from 540mg to 360mg bd and seem to be doing alright so far.I also take 2mg tac bd along with pred and the usual bp and asprin.My myfortic level ...
by squiggles
Mon Feb 23, 2009 9:00 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: He got the call
Replies: 12
Views: 4401

brill news xxx
by squiggles
Mon Feb 23, 2009 8:57 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Cold sore cream/zovirax
Replies: 1
Views: 1356

I was prescribed this by my GP about 8 or 9 days before transplant,i was on dialysis at the time but was put on MMF for 14 days before the operation due to my antibodies,then switched to myfortic as it gave me the runs,the MMF caused the cold sores. I have since used it,just last week actually and i...
by squiggles
Sat Dec 13, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Newcastle Here I come......
Replies: 8
Views: 3135

Hi PW,im now transplanted but i did do a couple of months on dialysis through a neckline while waiting for everything to get sorted out as my remaining kidney function crashed overnight.
by squiggles
Sat Dec 13, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: I'm going in for my transplant today!
Replies: 22
Views: 8181

thats great :)
by squiggles
Thu Dec 11, 2008 9:45 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Stent Removal
Replies: 12
Views: 4228

Pleased to hear it babes,good luck with the rest of your transplant journey

((((hugs))))
by squiggles
Thu Dec 11, 2008 8:58 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: taking your meds and tacro levels
Replies: 21
Views: 8692

I take my azathioprine in the evening. Tacrolimus is at 12 hourly intervals. My levels have been too high since I stopped the prednisolone. >17 at one point, given that my unit aims for 8-12 . On 2.5mg now; unit wants to go to 2mg two weeks before my next clinic. Still over 12 at the moment. I had ...