"Hi Eleanor, I am sorry you are feeling frustrated with the info you don't think you are getting from your Doc. Remember what I previously, you can get your blood work results if you ask.
When I was first Dx with CKD, I wanted to know all sorts…"
"Good Day Connie
Welcome to the forum. Good for you that you renal disease is living with you. It is a debate over which is better. I chose to do PD as live in an apartment and cannot make changes needed to do home…"
Glad to hear your transplant went well! And, glad to hear you have an awesome partner too that stands by you and is your rock. It sure does make a difference when you have that support, love and caring behind you.…"
Thank you for info. I can confirm your support makes huge difference. My wife has been my rock through the good and the bad of both diabetes and kidney disease. I am one year post transplant and hoping to have it…"
Some things I’ve learned is don’t beat yourself up with the sugars. If you watch the carb intake and get exercise of some sort helps. Avoid salty foods as much as possible and don’t add extra salt. Plus,…"
"Good Day Danny
I was on PD for over a year with good success. My mother-in-law had dementia. So exposure to both. Perhaps you can care facility for dementia/Alzheimer patients and ask for advice in dealing with your issue. You will need to…"
"Welcome to the forum. You and your husband will be a help to those of us who are diabetic and have renal disease. I am type 2 and battling my sugars. I received my 13 months ago and doing well. Battling my sugars. Still can't…"
No, no idea if the number 29 is rising or falling. The doctors keep me in the dark. It must be a big secret or something. I just get frustrated as they say "o.k. now you have Chronic Kidney Disease and here is a book and some pamphlets…"
"Well, no car certainly adds a wrinkle. What did you say your eGFR was? and your creatinine level? Where ever you get your blood work taken, they can tell you how you personally can also get the results, for you are entitled to them by…"
Yes the Huntsville hospital has a dialysis unit but first we start at the Orillia hospital and then when a space comes up in Huntsville we can go there. And I will be teleconferencing with Dr. Lam. I had the blood work and am having the…"
I would love to blog with people regarding the types of home dialysis to choose. I am active and still want to travel to other countries. I want the type that cleans your blood the most, but allows more freedom, less equipment, less drugs and less…See More