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lorlee99 replied to Kristine's discussion Dialysis & Travel - How was it?
"Hi Kristine, I have not travelled yet, but have been planning to travel in February for 2 weeks from Edmonton AB to Turks & Caicos: so far I know that I will have to go back to CAPD as there is not support for the Baxter cycler machine if it…"
pdboy replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Welcome to Kidney Connect joan You have a number of issues to deal with and are handling it well. Keep to the diet guidelines. Keep your fluids up as per your doctor guidelines to clear the kidney and keep bowels functioning. This hopefully will…"
pdboy replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Welcome to Kidney Connect I wish you and your daughter well in your testing and that all works out. Check out the groups in Connect for both you and your daughter.  As to returning to work, that is a decision for you to make. Speak with the…"
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pdboy commented on Valerie Rayne's blog post Seven Months Ago - The Diagnosis That Changed Our Life
"Good Day Valerie  Thank you for sharing your story with us. At 69 and a transplant recipient 19 months ago, I find inspiration from your wee one and your family when I feel sorry for myself. Two of my grandchildren were premature and their…"
Nov 11
pdboy commented on Saskia's blog post My story...
"good day Saskia    Sad, as transplant recipient, to hear the kidney is not working as well.  You will need to drink 2-3 litres/quarts of water/juice to flush kidney daily.  Watch your diet. Gentle reminder. I am sure you have…"
Nov 11
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Saskia posted a blog post

My story...

21 years ago I started on this kidney road.  I went to a dog show in Seattle and sat in the sun with an umbrella.  Thought I was safe from the sun...but my feet were sitting in the sun.  Both my feet ended up burned.  Became big blisters.  I was put…See More
Nov 8
Saskia posted a status
"Hi...I am new. Transplant patient for 20 years. I live west of Edmonton."
Nov 8
Valerie Rayne posted photos
Nov 7
Valerie Rayne posted a blog post

Seven Months Ago - The Diagnosis That Changed Our Life

Seven months ago, our life changed so entirely. Adjusting to it all has been such a massive process and one that I'm not sure we'll ever adjust to fully. Especially since so much is expected to change over the next few coming years.If you haven't…See More
Nov 7
Samuel Chin left a comment for Sasha
"Hi, this is Sam. I live in New Westminster. "
Nov 7


Dialysis & Travel - How was it?

Started by Kristine. Last reply by lorlee99 on Sunday. 1 Reply

Help please

Started by Charlotte. Last reply by pdboy Oct 12. 3 Replies

I don't want to administer dialysis

Started by Brenda Wessely. Last reply by Brenda Wessely Oct 11. 4 Replies



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