I am so excited because today my twin sister was assessed and cleared to donate a kidney to me!!! They are saying it will happen at LHSC in October! I am excited and a bit overwhelmed. Any advice on…Continue
"It’s always best to talk to your physician and nephrologist about any supplements, sometimes you can do more damage by supplementing your diet. Years ago I got “in trouble “ for taking vitamin D because it increased my calcium and…"
"Hi Ken, so do you have a diagnoses for kidney disease? Do you have cysts on your kidneys? I had pain in my kidneys from pkd, but if you had ultrasounds that would have been found. I was urinating frequently during the night and my nephrologist told…"
"I think in Canada it is 70 to donate but on the kidney foundation website it says that there could be exceptions. Also something I had never thought of before this summer was that I was briefly on the wait list and they said that if I were to…"
"I am very surprised Kevin that you would feel this way about Pete’s comments. I just had a transplant in December 2017 and to be honest I wish someone would have given me such detailed info at the start. This is the process and up until my…"
"It was 11 months from my sister and I being tested until the actual transplant. I had a preemptive transplant before requiring dialysis. She was the only donor I had tested. She was reimbursed for travel expenses by the trillium benefit and then she…"
"I’m so sorry Pete. Even when I received a live donor transplant from my twin sister I still had many set backs. They confirmed that she was a match but then seemed to find issues with her testing along the way. At one point they said she could…"
Hi I just got a call yesterday from clinic and they told me that I have the BK virus. They halved my myfortic to allow my body to fight the virus. I was wondering if anyone has had this after transplant?See More
Yes, doing fine here, just busy busy busy. It is haying season down here in Texas and have been going around in circles cutting and bailing hay for a couple of weeks when the rain cooperates. Hope all is well with you.