"Hi Joan Here
im 62 and already on disability since 2007. My Kidney function eGFR is 45 and being monitored. I have Sjogrens Syndrome, Fibromyalgia & Osteoarthritis. To mention a few I’m waiting for Knee replacements. I live in British…"
I donated to my brother 1 week ago. I am in awe. What you did was amazing and you have given a gift that could never have a price tag. You have given a person new life, a family relief, perhaps children a sense of peace,…"
My name is Treena, I am 49 years old and I just donated a kidney to my brother 1 week ago. The surgeries went smooth without a hitch. My brother is doing so well, and to watch his creatinine levels drop consistently within the last…"
"Wow. That is wonderful that you had 40 additional years with your Mom after her transplant. I just donated to my brother and if he is as lucky as your Mom he will have lived a long life. We are just 1 week post transplant and…"
"Hey everybody. My name is Lorna, and I donated a kidney anonymously here in Halifax, NS in August. Would love to connect with my recipient to see how they are doing. Would also love to hear from other donors about their stories,…"
"Hi everyone! My name is Valerie, I'm from Alberta and I'm a Mom of six beautiful children.
In April 2018, I gave birth to my sixth child - she was a few weeks premature and weighed a mere 3 1/2 pounds but seemed like a relatively healthy…"
"Thanks. Yes. must be nice to be so close to hospital, and London has a great one. It took me almost 3hrs. to get to TGH last week from Peterborough. Toronto = gridlock.
We do have a good team of nephrologists here that lokk after me these days, with…"
"I am lucky that my local hospital is also the transplant hospital (London Ontario) and I think whenever someone is checked into emerg they automatically have the transplant team involved. I feel very fortunate especially because the hospital is only…"
"Thanks for replies Pdboy (a.k.a. pdboy no more) and Kim. Yes, I know what you mean Kim, about feeling silly heading to emergency for simple things. Your experience shows you also need to consult with the transplant team directly, and also mention to…"
"I am 10 months post transplant. I had the cmv virus in July. The only symptoms I had was a low grade fever. I decided to go to emerg even though it felt silly to do so but transplant team always says to take small things seriously. Emerg did some…"