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Laura Rose Brown posted a status
"I have finally been referred to a Nephrologist What should I prepare in advance?"
11 hours ago
jo marshall replied to Barry Cohn's discussion Newbie with a question
"Hi Loretta,  I am smiling at two things you said.  and they are so personal. only a kidney patient would say an eGFR of 14 isn't so bad!!!!!!!!!!  LOL!  After all, it only falls in the seriously diminished functioning…"
lorlee99 replied to Barry Cohn's discussion Newbie with a question
"Hello Barry, The previous comments are definitely valid. There are generally a few factors that the Dr will use to determine your need for dialysis, but this should be a discussion including what Jo said. Do you know what type of dialysis your Dr is…"
lorlee99 replied to Eleanor Sheets's discussion diet for chronic kidney disease
"Hi Eleanor, get hold of your local branch of the Kidney Fndtn: they should have booklets that gives you all sorts of info about CKD ( make sure you know what stage of CKD you are in, as they have 2 books). The renal/diabetic diet is a challenge for…"
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Eleanor Sheets left a comment for Patricia Irwin
"Hi Patricia I was recently diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease and I am a type 2 insulin dependent diabetic. I have information overload. can you explain some of this stuff to me. Thanks. Eleanor"
Eleanor Sheets posted a discussion

diet for chronic kidney disease

Hi There:I am a type 2 diabetic and have been for 21 years. I have recently been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease. There is a diet I am supposed to follow but I don't know what it is. Can anyone help? I am having information overload. The…See More
Eleanor Sheets posted a blog post

my first appointment with nephrologist

Hi There:Today (Mar 19, 2018) I saw the nephrologist for the first time and was shocked to learn that I have CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease).  The doctor was surprised that my family doctor had not told me this as he had the urine test results from 4…See More
Gemma left a comment for Peefor
"Happy birthday x"
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Mar 16
jo marshall replied to jo marshall's discussion hemoglobin
"Thanks, Kim.   I think I am still adjusting to the news, and have a feeling that I have not left dialysis totally in the past.  One just never knows, but right now I will certainly enjoy the present moment, and remain on my renal…"
Mar 15
Kim Edwards replied to jo marshall's discussion hemoglobin
"That’s great!"
Mar 14


diet for chronic kidney disease

Started by Eleanor Sheets. Last reply by lorlee99 yesterday. 1 Reply


Started by jo marshall. Last reply by jo marshall Mar 15. 3 Replies

Newbie with a question

Started by Barry Cohn. Last reply by jo marshall yesterday. 3 Replies




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