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Introduce Yourself!

Welcome to Kidney Connect, an online social network for people living with - and affected by - kidney disease. Please introduce yourself he…

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Introduce Yourself!

Welcome to Kidney Connect, an online social network for people living with - and affected by - kidney disease. Please introduce yourself he…

Started by The Kidney Foundation of Canada

1099 on Wednesday
Reply by Pete Sneet

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 ha…

Started by shirleymac

2 May 21
Reply by shirleymac

I got my transplant!

One month ago, on April 11, I got my new kidney. I was lucky that my sister was the living donor and I was able to get the transplant befor…

Started by Keith McArthur

4 May 16
Reply by Ainsley John

Pacemaker

I am having problems with fluid in the lungs because of a plural effusion since November I was hospitalized for one week. They removed flui…

Started by Denise

0 May 11

PDboy went to see St. Joe's Renal Transplant wizards to receive kidney transplant

Good Day All 3 years and 4 months of dialysis may finally be at an end. Received a kidney transplant on March 24, 2017 from cadaver.  Now h…

Started by pdboy

11 May 6
Reply by pdboy

Dialysis port in the chest

I was being assessed  for home PD - but during the nurse home visit we were talking about restrictions  and she brought up the lifti g rest…

Started by Motherof2

2 Apr 24
Reply by pdboy

PD Catheter Repositioning

Has anyone had their catheter repositioned? Would like to hear how you found this experience as we are heading to Halifax to try this.

Started by Marymac9698

4 Apr 7
Reply by Marymac9698

Uric Acid levels

Is anyone else dealing with arthritic Gout caused by high Uric Acid levels ?  I was on Allopuriol until it started making my liver #'s weir…

Started by MarleyBoo

2 Mar 23
Reply by GizmoGram

Headache / Minor Pain Remedies

What do you guys use for headaches and other minor pains? Nothing big or bad that requires serious meds, just minor things that Advil would…

Started by Guin

3 Mar 20
Reply by Guin

Dialysis

My living donor is not a match and so I have to start dialysis until we are able to find a new kidney.  The donor has decided he wants to r…

Started by Motherof2

9 Mar 17
Reply by Ron Grant

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