How to prepare for a kidney transplant?
Hello, I am new to this website and have a few questions about getting a kidney transplant. I have been on dialysis 4 years and am on two tra...
My donor is a match!
Hi Everyone! I'm a newbie....
Dad has stage 5 CKD
My Dad has chronic nephritis and now he is down to only 14% function which puts him at stage 5 :(...
Problem with staff at dialysis center
I have been having problems with the social worker at my dialysis center. She interferes when I am speaking to mother staff and says I am dis...
Waiting for a Donor
Hi everyone, Just found this site today. Been on dialysis for a year now and getting worse everyday....
Hi Kidney Patients!
I'm a 56 year-old man arrived at stage 5 due to Polycystic Kidney Disease. I was in denial as my GFR dropped over the years....
My phone has not stopped ringing today... has anyone ever heard of starting dialysis while in stage 3 or 4 instead of waiting due to other he...
Need some advice, should I start dialysis?
I have now agreed with my consultant to have the catheter put into my tummy ready to start dialysis should I continue to feel awful. Basicall...
Living with an Uncertain Future
We know Parkinson's is incurable and progressive. What we don't know is how it will progress in our lives....
New kidney precipitant - 4 months post
Hi everyone, I'm new here. Nice to know this is out here!...
I am V Susheela 65 years old feet 6 inches and 70kilos. longtime diabetic....
Still feeling mentally lost after almost 2 yrs
I went into ICU in May 2015 with escalating breathing diffculties. I spent 2 weeks in an induced coma and then a further 5 weeks conscious in...
Why am I here?
Hi everyone, I have just joined, I planning to work at the dialysis unit. What is the most common problem before, during and after dialysis....
New to the community!
Hi all! I am a 20 year old college student ( biology education major ) and I currently have stage 4 CKD....
Praying for a miracle
Hello everyone my name is Crystal. My 15 year old son has had kidney disease since he was 2 years old....
Hello all, I had been on dialysis for 6 1/2 years before being blessed with a Kidney Transplants on July 8, 2015. My kidneys shut down from F...
My son has been on Dialysis now for two years. You learn something new every day....
Hi, My name is Robyn. I'm new here, and wanted to introduce myself....
Heamo newby. Dizzy, headache, nausea and vomitting. Help?
I currently have a line but will be getting a fistula quite soon. I leave the unit with a horrendous headache and I vomit for hours afterward...
He is conscious but a little drowsy and time to time dialysis is being done for removing fluid from lungs and keeping them dry.........
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