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Keith McArthur joined The Kidney Foundation of Canada's group
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Transplant Recipients

This is a group for people who have received an organ transplant. Share stories of your surgery, recovery and more!See More
yesterday
Ainsley John commented on TimBergmann's blog post A Rookie's Take on Dialysis: Ten Things I Have Learned So Far
"Generally kidney stones are just analyzed when they begin to bring about shocking agony. Different sorts of testing can uncover the stones.  http://www.swataracreekinn.com/kidney-stones /   "
Thursday
Ainsley John posted a status
"Generally kidney stones are just analyzed when they begin to bring about shocking agony. http://www.curucamp.org/kidney-failure-in-usa/"
Thursday
jessie commented on Sarah's blog post Looking for mutual circumstances
"My son is 14 and he is at stage 3b ckd. He is also dealing with blood pressure issues and will eventually need a transplant. In the research that I have done as far as foods cranberry's are something I have found a lot of people suggesting and…"
Thursday
jessie joined The Kidney Foundation of Canada's group
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Parents of Children with Kidney Disease

A group for parents of children living with kidney disease.See More
Thursday
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Thursday
Pete Sneet replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Welcome Carol. I too am a diabetic of 36 years now and it took about 33 years to finally get both of my kidneys and I like you are in stage 5. Have been on dialysis PD type for 3 years now. I have been on the transplant list here on the states for 3…"
Wednesday
Carol Helmer replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Hi, my name is Carol.  I was diagnosed in Stage 5 April 2015, as a diabetic my GFR was monitored regularly and in October 2014 it was 87%...so this came as a surprise.  So far I am not on dialysis.  I feel good other than a bit tired…"
Wednesday
shirleymac replied to shirleymac's discussion Hi everyone
"Very true Kim. My aunt apparently also had this and lived into her 90's! I don't know when she started dialysis but first heard of it when she was mid 80's. Unfortunately this disease does make us tired but I'm glad not to have…"
May 21
Kim Edwards replied to shirleymac's discussion Hi everyone
"Hi Shirley,it does seem we all have different journeys with PKD. My younger sister had a transplant at age 36. I am now at 12% gfr according to my last appointment on Friday but my dr still feels I have a ways to go go before needing a transplant or…"
May 21
shirleymac posted a discussion

Hi everyone

I haven't checked in for awhile. For some reason my emails are going into my spam folder. I can fix that.Welcome to the new members. I have PKD as well, Kim. My dad's kidney's failed when he was 53. I'm 66 (next month)and I'm still at 15%. From…See More
May 21
Pete Sneet replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Thanks Loretta your post is smack on as well. By the way did you get the picture of Smoke I sent? The email may have went into junk mail not sure."
May 20
Carmen Komish joined The Kidney Foundation of Canada's group
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Peritoneal Dialysis

A group for people on Peritoneal Dialysis.See More
May 19
Carmen Komish joined WendyLou's group
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long lasting kidney patients

I began dialysis 36 years ago....See More
May 19
Rafia commented on Iain McLaren's group Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Patients
"Hi my son is 12 years old and suffering from FSGC .. from 4 months... is there any one in this age ?"
May 19
Rafia joined Iain McLaren's group
May 19

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1 Year Anniversary

Posted by wildmojo on May 16, 2017 at 18:19 0 Comments

NOTDAW - April 23 - 29

Posted by Leta on April 24, 2017 at 20:15 1 Comment

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Hi everyone

Started by shirleymac. Last reply by shirleymac May 21. 2 Replies

I got my transplant!

Started by Keith McArthur. Last reply by Ainsley John May 16. 4 Replies

Pacemaker

Started by Denise May 11. 0 Replies

 
 
 

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