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Kidney Patients: Flex your social media muscles

Social media is increasingly disparaged, not least for its time-wasting capacities. In addition, it has fueled a dramatic…See More
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jo marshall replied to Chao Xia's discussion Anyone could recommend a pediatric nephrologist for Alport Syndrome in Toronto?
"Once you get a family Doc she/he may refer to you someone closer than downtown, like in Richmond Hill,  or NewMarket.        "
Sep 3
Chao Xia replied to Chao Xia's discussion Anyone could recommend a pediatric nephrologist for Alport Syndrome in Toronto?
"Fortunately he's stable and could afford the 3-month wait. I live about 1 hour north of Toronto, the traffic makes it almost 2 hrs though :)   I guess a good hospital/doctor is well worth the drive.  "
Sep 3
jo marshall replied to Chao Xia's discussion Anyone could recommend a pediatric nephrologist for Alport Syndrome in Toronto?
"for sure OHIP will cover it.  How long do you have wait for OHIP?  If your son is sick, the hospital will not turn him away even with no OHIP insurance, but if your son is stable and you only need to wait a month or 3, then wait, for then…"
Sep 3
Chao Xia replied to Chao Xia's discussion Anyone could recommend a pediatric nephrologist for Alport Syndrome in Toronto?
"Hi Jo, Thank you so much for the suggestion. My random google search pointed me to SickKids too. Hopefully we'll get a referral after our OHIP kicks in."
Sep 3
jo marshall posted a discussion

dialysis

I haven't posted in several months for my summer was quite busy with normal summer stuff.Let me do a quick recap of my situation.  I developed renal failure as the result of complications following major abdominal surgery in March '17.  I became so…See More
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