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Profile IconKelly Baita, ella, Elie and 1 more joined Kidney Connect
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pdboy commented on Valerie Rayne's blog post Seven Months Ago - The Diagnosis That Changed Our Life
"Good Day Valerie  Thank you for sharing your story with us. At 69 and a transplant recipient 19 months ago, I find inspiration from your wee one and your family when I feel sorry for myself. Two of my grandchildren were premature and their…"
pdboy commented on Saskia's blog post My story...
"good day Saskia    Sad, as transplant recipient, to hear the kidney is not working as well.  You will need to drink 2-3 litres/quarts of water/juice to flush kidney daily.  Watch your diet. Gentle reminder. I am sure you have…"
Anne Arnold joined Iain McLaren's group
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Saskia posted a blog post

My story...

21 years ago I started on this kidney road.  I went to a dog show in Seattle and sat in the sun with an umbrella.  Thought I was safe from the sun...but my feet were sitting in the sun.  Both my feet ended up burned.  Became big blisters.  I was put…See More
Nov 8
Saskia posted a status
"Hi...I am new. Transplant patient for 20 years. I live west of Edmonton."
Nov 8
Valerie Rayne posted photos
Nov 7
Valerie Rayne posted a blog post

Seven Months Ago - The Diagnosis That Changed Our Life

Seven months ago, our life changed so entirely. Adjusting to it all has been such a massive process and one that I'm not sure we'll ever adjust to fully. Especially since so much is expected to change over the next few coming years.If you haven't…See More
Nov 7
Samuel Chin left a comment for Sasha
"Hi, this is Sam. I live in New Westminster. "
Nov 7
Profile IconSaskia and Craig McMullin joined Kidney Connect
Nov 7
Vanessa left a comment for Iain McLaren
"Hi Iain I've been ok. Some bad days and good days. Still waiting for a doner. Keeping my head up staying positive. How you doing?"
Nov 6
Sasha and Samuel Chin are now friends
Nov 6
pdboy left a comment for Vanessa
"Welcome Vanessa Good Luck in your search for a living donor.  We all appreciate the people and facilities that keep us moving forward. Thanks to your family and friends who are there to help you through the bad days and share the good…"
Nov 6
Samuel Chin posted a status
"I am new to this. My eGFR is 106, pre-diabetic, BP at 140/90, 35 yrs old. ACR at 59.2, very scared, need help."
Nov 6


Help please

Started by Charlotte. Last reply by pdboy Oct 12. 3 Replies

I don't want to administer dialysis

Started by Brenda Wessely. Last reply by Brenda Wessely Oct 11. 4 Replies



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