"My son is 14 and he is at stage 3b ckd. He is also dealing with blood pressure issues and will eventually need a transplant. In the research that I have done as far as foods cranberry's are something I have found a lot of people suggesting and…"
"Welcome Carol. I too am a diabetic of 36 years now and it took about 33 years to finally get both of my kidneys and I like you are in stage 5. Have been on dialysis PD type for 3 years now.
I have been on the transplant list here on the states for 3…"
"Hi, my name is Carol. I was diagnosed in Stage 5 April 2015, as a diabetic my GFR was monitored regularly and in October 2014 it was 87%...so this came as a surprise. So far I am not on dialysis. I feel good other than a bit tired…"
"Very true Kim. My aunt apparently also had this and lived into her 90's! I don't know when she started dialysis but first heard of it when she was mid 80's. Unfortunately this disease does make us tired but I'm glad not to have…"
"Hi Shirley,it does seem we all have different journeys with PKD. My younger sister had a transplant at age 36. I am now at 12% gfr according to my last appointment on Friday but my dr still feels I have a ways to go go before needing a transplant or…"
I haven't checked in for awhile. For some reason my emails are going into my spam folder. I can fix that.Welcome to the new members. I have PKD as well, Kim. My dad's kidney's failed when he was 53. I'm 66 (next month)and I'm still at 15%. From…See More