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Profile IconDeb and Christine joined Kidney Connect
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Profile IconCarolyn and Salvatore joined jdobbs's group

Kidney Patients waiting for transplant but still working

This  is a group  intended  for  those  experiencing severe  chronic  renal  function  but  still  working  and  trying to maintain  an  active  and  healthy  lifestyle. See More
Ron Grant commented on jdobbs's group Kidney Patients waiting for transplant but still working
"Hi Salvatore, Wow..36 years. That is so good to read, even though there are issues now, but after 36 yrs., I'd say no reason to complain about the overall outcome of your transplant! If I can get even close, I'm set for life. (fingers…"
Salvatore commented on jdobbs's group Kidney Patients waiting for transplant but still working
"Hi all, how is everybody doin! Been away for a while. Been dealing with stage 5 kidney failure. My GFR is 14-15% but my electrolytes and other test are holding on!  My hemoglobin dived last month and I was very sick for awhile. Thank god for…"
Rajkumar Navaratnam is now a member of Kidney Connect
MF joined Chanty's group

Young adults living with kidney problem/ on dialysis , waiting for transplant or had transplant

This is for Younge adults that are on dialysis, waiting for transplant , have had a transplant or just finding out they have kidney disease.
Donna Morton left a comment for TrencherFan31
"About the best advice is pay attention to what they are doing and if you feel uneasy about anything ask them.. after all it is your body... hope it goes well for you."
Shanna Ruth is now a member of Kidney Connect
psychonephrology posted a blog post

Post traumatic stress or Growth?

It is believed that every stressful or disturbing incident/ accident leaves a mark behind. The effects are not solely physical but also…See More
Jan 10
Shaunta Clint updated their profile
Jan 10
Profile IconKim Hickman, Shaunta Clint, Tom and 2 more joined Kidney Connect
Jan 9
Tammy and Samuel Chin are now friends
Jan 8
Yvonne Langlois updated their profile
Jan 8
Samuel Chin replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Charlene Coxhead, who also has PKD and is starting home hemodialysis next week, might give you some info.  Connect with her: https://healthunlocked.com/user/charlene_coxhead Maddy Warren, who has been doing home dialysis forever, 20 years…"
Jan 8
Donna Morton commented on The Kidney Foundation of Canada's group Hemodialysis
"Just wondering, if anyone else gets severe joint pain about two hours after have hemodialysis? i have been on hemodialysis now for just under a year. This is my second time and I didn't have this pain my first time."
Jan 8
Donna Morton joined The Kidney Foundation of Canada's group


A group for people on hemodialysis.See More
Jan 8


Kidney Stones and pain

Started by Despina Brotea Nov 29, 2018. 0 Replies

Dialysis & Travel - How was it?

Started by Kristine. Last reply by MrsCora Nov 20, 2018. 2 Replies



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