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Jenn is now a member of Kidney Connect
yesterday
Whitney Stewart and Sue M are now friends
Thursday
Linda Voss replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Hi Pete: Thank you. All of the info you provided is quite true  but I am aware & already follow the suggestions you made...but still have problems. I see a specialist & am monitored with him regularly.  I was on novo rapid insulin…"
Wednesday
Scott Robertson left a comment for Rileyroo100
"Welcome"
Wednesday
Pete Sneet replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Linda, I have had those same low spells and it is scary especially for those around you. Make sure and wear a medic alert bracelet in case you get low and no one that knows you is around. That lets medical personnel know immediately what issues you…"
Wednesday
John replied to Missy's discussion Peritoneal Dialysis
"I thought that I would post a short video, which I am one of the featured PD patients sharing my story of peritoneal dialysis at home. All 3 stories are good, but if you watch this, I am number three in the patients sharing.This was…"
Wednesday
Scott Robertson replied to Missy's discussion Peritoneal Dialysis
"Funny thing is I didn't have issues with my catheter until AFTER my transplant... I think it was 6 weeks after my transplant I was back in the hospital for a procedure to have it removed because it infected... I wound up with a case of…"
Wednesday
Denise replied to Missy's discussion Peritoneal Dialysis
"Good morning... I was going to try PD at home but I decided against it. there are too many issues to deal with. As far as more freedom , I don't see how you have more freedom when you have to do bag exchange 4 times a day. And beside, you may…"
Wednesday
Scott Robertson replied to Missy's discussion Peritoneal Dialysis
"For me it wasn't my heart and lungs it was my stomach... I was nauseous all the time... But the cycler fixed that... My final fill was only a litre not 2... I went on PD just because I thought the fistula was ugly as well... At least with my…"
Wednesday
peps55 updated their profile
Wednesday
peps55 and josieann are now friends
Wednesday
LadiDi left a comment for LadiDi
"I am considering PD now."
Wednesday
LadiDi replied to Missy's discussion Peritoneal Dialysis
"I really want to try PD. I am not keen about having a misfigured forearm and literally having my blood taken out and put back in. I appreciate the info about fluid pressure on the heart and lungs. I want to work and doing PD at night seems like a…"
Wednesday
Linda Voss replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Hi Pete...when I first developed my auto immune disease, I almost died. They treated me with high doses of prednisone & cyclophosphamide (drug to suppress the immune system). I was sick for a long time. At that time, the nephrologist said the…"
Wednesday
Linda Voss replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Thank you for sharing PD boy. I am beginning to understand that we are not all alike when it comes to dialysis options. Good luck with your foot. You might be interested to know my brother-in-law lived with diabetes for 54 years. He passed away in…"
Wednesday
klegeron is now a member of Kidney Connect
Tuesday
 
 
 

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