Young adults living with kidney problem/ on dialysis , waiting for transplant or had transplant

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Young adults living with kidney problem/ on dialysis , waiting for transplant or had transplant

This is for Younge adults that are on dialysis, waiting for transplant , have had a transplant or just finding out they have kidney disease.

Location: Edmonton/st.albert
Members: 18
Latest Activity: Feb 15

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Comment by TrencherFan31 on February 15, 2017 at 9:47am

Hi everyone I have been on dialysis since November 2016. I had one kidney transplant in 2010 which failed. I live in thunder bay

Comment by Stanley Michael Edore on December 15, 2016 at 9:33am
Hi everyone i just started dialysis i live in Moncton
Comment by Yellowknifewife on February 4, 2015 at 2:50pm

Hi everyone.  New to the site, and trying to find out some information and support.  My husband has reached stage 4 of Kidney Disease from his Alports Syndrome.
Question:
Why do we have to wait to the point of dialysis or 10%, before a transplant.  Can I not just give him one of my kidneys now? while he's still fairly healthy?

Comment by Beth on January 12, 2015 at 10:14pm
Thank you so much for the link! The chart is exactly what I was looking for!
Comment by JLPillitteri on January 12, 2015 at 7:18pm

I thought I would attempt to answer a couple of the questions...

Its likely best to ask the doctors but this link explains the compatibility including the positive and negative parts. 

http://mytransfusion.com.au/node/blood-groups-and-compatibility

Everyone is different after hemo in centre but I personally was exhausted after each run.

Comment by Beth on January 11, 2015 at 11:21pm
quick question: when it comes to being a compatible blood type between a live donor and a recipient, does it matter if a blood type is positive or negative, or is it only the blood type like AB, B, etc. that matters? I've googled this but it's hard to articulate what I'm asking...
Comment by Pratik Tiki Patel, CPA, CGA, PMP on January 11, 2015 at 6:24pm
Hi guys I'm 27 and have just started hemodialysis at the hospital. I'm waiting to hear all the options that I have regarding keeping on track with life? What is nocturnal dialysis is that 8 hours a night? I use to have that when I was 13 years old. The one I have been recommended is four hours three times a week which seems to be a drain. I seem to be pretty tried after a session was this normal for you too?
Comment by Jeff Costley on January 6, 2014 at 6:09pm
I also run nocturnal hemo dialysis at home. Just coming up on one year of home hemo. The dialysis is good but have trouble sleeping. I do sleep more now than when I first started but it is still a problem. I don't work right now but I am taking one class a semester at university to keep me sharp.....well that is as much as I can handle right now.
Comment by Chanty on August 15, 2013 at 12:56am
Congrats on the baby on the way.
Comment by Justin LeRoux on August 13, 2013 at 8:49pm

I am a 34 year old on dialysis and work full time for an Engineering company.  I am in the final stages of booking a transplant with my cousin.  I have 2 children (14 year old girl Chanel and 4 year old boy Nathan). I have another one due in January so my life is full of surprises. I do dialysis at home to allow me freedom in my everyday life.  I love nocturnal dialysis and have lots of tips and info if anyone wants to talk about it.  Ask me anything anytime!

 

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