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Lemuel Conoman Jairal posted a status
"Hey Guys, Am on the list for transplant & its been several months now. Anybody who has the same situation like me? appreciate any feedback."
9 hours ago
Profile IconLemuel Conoman Jairal, Diana, Dawn M Armfield and 2 more joined Kidney Connect
18 hours ago
LadiDi and Marjorie Moore are now friends
psychonephrology posted a blog post

Check your mental health

Recent studies indicate an increased frequency of mental illness, especially depression, amongst chronically ill patients. Today we are sharing a quiz with…See More
Crystal Stewart replied to Brenda Wessely's discussion I don't want to administer dialysis
"What did you end up doing? At our hospital they do have PSW who can come into the home and do the dialysis for him. Or if he went to the hospital for the treatments that would give you a break."
Crystal Stewart posted a discussion

Vascular Dementia

My dad (16 yrs on HD) just got out of the hospital. He was there for Two months. He went in with delirium brought about by hydromorphone. He came out with what looks like full blown dementia. We are worried about getting him to dialysis. Don’t think…See More
May 13
Sarah Cianci commented on Iain McLaren's group Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Patients
"Hey! I've had FSGS since 2012 and my kidneys are still stable (which is great). My creatinine is at 41 right now (a drop from 42 since last time in October). "
May 9
Sarah Cianci joined Iain McLaren's group
May 9
Alicia is now a member of Kidney Connect
May 9
Sarah Cianci posted a photo
May 9
Sarah Cianci replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"That is awesome! I am so happy for you! And thank you. I hope I do get a transplant (whenever I end up needing one)."
May 9
Patty Quinn replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Hi Sarah.....I was also diagnosed with FSGS in 2006.  The cause is unknown because I NEVER did drugs nor had diabetes.  I did my dialysis at night in my home and because I was hooked up for 8 hours at a time it opened up my diet…"
May 9
Sarah Cianci replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Hey Everyone, I live in London and was diagnosed with FSGS Chronic Kidney Disease in 2012. It developed from me doing drugs (of course lol). Both of my kidneys are working at 50%. So far, I have no water retention but I do have itchyness. So glad…"
May 9
Karen Williams posted a blog post

Still searching for a kidney donor

Today I went for dialysis education to see which is going to suit my needs the best.  It's not what I want, but until I find a live kidney donor, it's the only option I have.  I've created a blog to keep my family and friends updated on my progress…See More
May 8
Profile IconMark Yakabuski and Veronica joined Kidney Connect
May 6
Profile IconCindy, Karen Williams, Hollie and 1 more joined Kidney Connect
May 1


Vascular Dementia

Started by Crystal Stewart May 13. 0 Replies


Started by Crystal Stewart. Last reply by MrsCora Apr 14. 2 Replies



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