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Brenda B replied to Brenda B's discussion Intro - Brenda B
"PD Boy....hello. 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.…"
yesterday
pdboy replied to Brenda B's discussion Intro - Brenda B
"Good Day    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…"
Friday
Brenda B replied to Brenda B's discussion Intro - Brenda B
"Hey PDBoy 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,…"
Thursday
pdboy replied to Danny A.'s discussion Any caregivers with dementia and PD experience?
"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…"
Thursday
pdboy replied to Brenda B's discussion Intro - Brenda B
"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…"
Thursday
Eleanor Sheets left a comment for jo marshall
"Hi Jo: 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…"
Thursday
Profile IconLinda Bidgood and Joseph Roy joined Kidney Connect
Thursday
jo marshall left a comment for Eleanor Sheets
"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…"
Wednesday
Eleanor Sheets left a comment for jo marshall
"Hi Jo: 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…"
Wednesday
Judy is now a member of Kidney Connect
Wednesday
Connie Irwin posted a blog post

Need help deciding on what kind of dialysis to chose and/or obtaining a kidney

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
Monday
Profile IconSumaira, Connie Irwin and Lauren Dawe joined Kidney Connect
Monday
Barbara Hayward and Eleanor Sheets are now friends
Apr 15
Eleanor Sheets left a comment for Barbara Hayward
"Hi Barbara: I am only starting my journey with CKD. I have had all the blood tests Dr. Lam ordered but am waiting for the ultrasound on my kidneys. Then I will see him and he will set up my treatment plan. For now, I don't think that dialysis…"
Apr 14
jo marshall left a comment for Eleanor Sheets
"I had never heard that kidney disease was inevitable if one had diabetes, but I do know that over 50% of the people I have met also have diabetes.  I assume that the Huntsville H has a kidney unit.  That makes it handy for you, but how…"
Apr 14
Eleanor Sheets left a comment for jo marshall
"Hi Jo: I hate this storm and it is supposed to keep coming for awhile yet. I have not met any of the other doctors down there yet. I guess that I am a newbie. I have Type 2 diabetes (insulin dependent) and, as my family doctor said, kidney disease…"
Apr 14

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Started by B LeClair. Last reply by B LeClair Apr 12. 2 Replies

Intro - Brenda B

Started by Brenda B. Last reply by Brenda B yesterday. 4 Replies

 
 
 

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