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Leta commented on Leta's blog post NOTDAW - April 23 - 29
8 hours ago
Leta posted a blog post

NOTDAW - April 23 - 29

This week is a National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week…See More
11 hours ago
pdboy replied to Motherof2's discussion Dialysis port in the chest
"Good Day Motherof2 I had the port and pd catheter as same time. Found the port better then needles in fistula. Eventually developed fistula and port removed. Had port for 3 years. Did a blend of PD and hemo. Have you spoken to the social worker…"
14 hours ago
pineiroc replied to pdboy's discussion PDboy went to see St. Joe's Renal Transplant wizards to receive kidney transplant
"Hope you continue to do well!!!"
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Glenn beamer replied to Motherof2's discussion Dialysis port in the chest
"Had both. Lifting restrictions are a real issue. and the hemo catheter is uncomfortable. Two very different types of dialysis. I prefer P.D even with restrictions. ."
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Sarah replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Hi, I'm from Oregon. My 1 1/2 year old daughter has both kidneys damaged and is at a level 3 kidney failure. Needs transplant in the future. Anyone on here have a child that has had a transplant or will need one?"
Apr 18
Sarah posted a blog post

Looking for mutual circumstances

Hi, I'm all new to this. I came across this while doing some online research for my 1 1/2 year old daughter who is at stage 3 kidney failure. Both kidneys are damaged from a rough start at birth. We're looking at a transplant in the future.Right now…See More
Apr 18
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pdboy replied to pdboy's discussion PDboy went to see St. Joe's Renal Transplant wizards to receive kidney transplant
"Good Day Glenn      I am happy to report that kidney is doing its job. My creatninie  is down in the 600's and potassium at lower in safe range. Nubeers would be better but I am not taking in enough fluid   Being…"
Apr 13
Motherof2 posted a discussion

Dialysis port in the chest

I was being assessed  for home PD - but during the nurse home visit we were talking about restrictions  and she brought up the lifti g restrictions  of 15lbs which is an issue since I have a 13 year daughter  with special needs that requires  full…See More
Apr 13
Glenn beamer replied to pdboy's discussion PDboy went to see St. Joe's Renal Transplant wizards to receive kidney transplant
"Hi P.D boy. Don,t like to bother you, but am wondering if there is any improvement with your new kidney.      Glenn."
Apr 12
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Apr 12
pdboy replied to pdboy's discussion PDboy went to see St. Joe's Renal Transplant wizards to receive kidney transplant
"Good Day Glenn I am doing well. I feel so much better. Still problem with creatnine being high but we are working on it.  Kidney has not fully woke up yet. Time will tell. But you will notice a huge dfference.  Hard to explanin.…"
Apr 9

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NOTDAW - April 23 - 29

Posted by Leta on April 24, 2017 at 8:15pm 1 Comment

Looking for mutual circumstances

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