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charles zarnke replied to Kristine's discussion Dialysis & Travel - How was it?
"had 7 days to SXM dates Feb 8 to 15 2019 problem Sonesto hotel is not opening due to delay construction, had dialysis tretments set up on the French side the dutch side said no right away been working on this since july, now our dates with the group…"
17 hours ago
lorlee99 commented on The Kidney Foundation of Canada's group Peritoneal Dialysis
"Hi Everyone, I have been doing PD since July, using a cycler for the last few months. I am needing some feedback or advice: I am now on my 6th site/tunnel infection since July & have been told that the catheter has to go. The plan is to take the…"
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Peritoneal Dialysis

A group for people on Peritoneal Dialysis.See More
Mark Teo is now a member of Kidney Connect
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psychonephrology posted a blog post

In Conversation Series

In Conversation Series introduces a new medium in the exploration of the illness experience. We hope to have upcoming videotaped conversations…See More
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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…"
Jan 14
Rajkumar Navaratnam is now a member of Kidney Connect
Jan 14
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.
Jan 11
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."
Jan 11
Shanna Ruth is now a member of Kidney Connect
Jan 11
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

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In Conversation Series

Posted by psychonephrology on January 17, 2019 at 16:00 0 Comments

Every Time The Meds Change

Posted by Valerie Rayne on December 22, 2018 at 16:26 2 Comments


Kidney Stones and pain

Started by Despina Brotea Nov 29, 2018. 0 Replies

Dialysis & Travel - How was it?

Started by Kristine. Last reply by charles zarnke 17 hours ago. 3 Replies



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