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pdboy left a comment for AJ
"Good Day AJ and Greg I hope all is progressing well for you. I hope more good days then bad and that kidney function has stabilized and/or improved. I am still doing peritoneal at home with a blend of cycler and twin bag. Still do hemodialysis every…"
Monday
pdboy replied to GizmoGram's discussion GTA Employment Ideas - Awaiting Translant
"Good Day  While I cannot help in the employment area, I will suggest that you may be eligible for 15 week EI medical, if not already claimed. Congrats on the Transplant. And wishing you great success.  I have just been told that my son has…"
Monday
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Monday
largedaryl replied to Rick Magliocco's discussion Kidney donation voucher
"As previous reply, not aware of the voucher system, but the paired exchange does get your son a kidney if you donate.. so similar.  One kidney is fine for life if the kidney is otherwise healthy. The kidneys have a ton of redundancy built into…"
Monday
Pete Sneet replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Thanks for clearing all that up. I was thinking the inhaler might have caused the issue but that short a time not a factor. Down here in the states they have active lawsuits on Prilosec and Nexium as they are acid reflux drugs and are found to cause…"
Aug 25
Kelly Denesyk replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Hi Pete, The doctors believe Natalie was born with underdeveloped kidneys and it got to the point where they couldn't function for her body anymore. During their testing they did an ultrasound and her kidneys were about 1-2 cms big. The only…"
Aug 25
Pete Sneet replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Wow you all have been through a lot is an understatement.  The good news is Natalie is able to do peritoneal dialysis at home. To me that's the best option short of a donor organ. So that we all understand the whole situation is the kidney…"
Aug 25
Jennifer replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"That's wonderful Kelly happy to hear that on both accounts :)  It is so hard to watch our children when they are not well.  If you ever want to chat or anything feel free to drop me a message."
Aug 25
Kelly Denesyk replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Thanks Jennifer :) Yes it has been pretty stressful. The cycler has been working great so far. Everyone is happy with where her numbers are at so that has been a relief. She is back to being her sassy goofy self which is so great to see. I'm…"
Aug 25
Jennifer replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Hi Kelly Sure sounds like you have had a rough go the last several months.  Hopefully the cycler will be a good option for her until testing for donation can be completed.  I received a kidney from my brother almost 19yrs ago after having…"
Aug 25
Kelly Denesyk replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Hi Everyone! I just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Kelly and my daughter was diagnosed with end stage kidney failure in June. It has been a very emotional summer for my husband & I. Let me tell you a little about our journey so far. My…"
Aug 25
GizmoGram posted a discussion

GTA Employment Ideas - Awaiting Translant

Hey everyone,Disclaimer: This post is specifically for members in the Toronto area, but any feedback is welcome and appreciated!I'm looking for practical employment ideas to keep myself busy for the next 2-3 monthsI'll be getting a kidney transplant…See More
Aug 25
Kelly Denesyk is now a member of Kidney Connect
Aug 25

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Iain McLaren posted a status
"Happy Monday and a big welcome to all our new members!"
Aug 22
Markus is now a member of Kidney Connect
Aug 22
wildmojo commented on wildmojo's blog post Transplant
"Time to do an update!! Mark's transplant is going well. He still has a vac pack right now. His creatine varies between 96-102 so they are happy with how things are going. The main reason he has a vac pack is because they had to reopen the…"
Aug 21

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