16 yrs CKD, 1 yr PD dialysis and 3 yrs HHD Home Hemodialysis
ShmrckKidney in Kidney Dialysis 8 months ago
My name is Bill Murray, but not the famous one, and I reside in Wilmington, Delaware. I was diagnosed with IgA Nephropathy in 1996, which is...
Living kidney donor
marcyc in Kidney Donation 9 months ago
I was a living kidney donor for my husband in 2015. We are both doing great! I am also a R.N. and did home hemodialysis for my...
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IndyGerald in Kidney Transplant 4 months ago
Hello - This is Tuesday night, Oct. 17, 2017. I just signed up for this community. I live in Indianapolis, where I have been on the transpla...
3 years and counting
Sunshine20659 in Kidney Dialysis 7 months ago
Thank you for sharing this community page. I was diagnosed with FSGS in 2013 and started hemodialysis on June 11, 2014. After 3 ...
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Xalamander in Kidney Dialysis 7 months ago
I'm an in center hemodialysis patient, I started in Feb. 2016. I was in dialysis briefly in 2007 also, with acute kidney failure, but sadly ...
sugarcube1959 in Kidney Dialysis 5 months ago
My name is Willie (female) and this is my first post. I have been on dialysis since 2013. I have done in-center, PD, and cu...
To My Fellow Americans
Mr_Kidney in Kidney Dialysis 5 months ago
I'm currently looking at all types of dialysis so that when I have to choose one I can make an intelligent, informed choice. The article bel...
TamekaS in Kidney Dialysis 9 months ago
morning...there was a post about being on Epo and not wanting to stick yourself. Well at my clinic they can go be u Mircerma in place of the...
dbjune32 in Kidney Dialysis 7 months ago
Hi, I'm Dave. I've been on dialysis for 2 1/2 years, on home hemodialysis for the last 2 years.
seneca_beep in Kidney Dialysis 8 months ago
I am Angela Lattimore. I'm a 17 year dialysis patient and a single parent to one son. Lost my kidneys during pregnancy. I don't work but I a...
RESTRICTIONS MAY BE COMING ON HOME DIALYSIS
Mr_Kidney in NKF for Dialysis 3 months ago
Those doing any form of Home Hemodialysis may have an issue with the US government paying for more than 3 treatments each week even when pre...
New member & dialysis spouse and caregiver
TheOther_MrsRobinson in Kidney Dialysis 8 months ago
hello everyone !!! My name is Mary Robinson, I'm a stay at home wife to my wonderful husband Ken, who is on I'm center Hemo. I was emailed a...
New to ESRD
MarkLovelace in Kidney Dialysis 3 months ago
My wife just got diagnosed with ESRD. We're a little devastated, and a lot confused. We're read and viewed a lot of information in th...
FirefighterRandy in Kidney Dialysis 7 months ago
Started in center Dialysis on May 7 2016 and about 45 days later we switched to home dialysis. We do that 4 days a week for 3 1/2 hours wit...
lifemicurn in Kidney Dialysis 4 months ago
Hello My names is Diane and I am new to this group. I have been on hemodialysis since April 2017. I go to dialysis three days a week. M-W-F...
can you choose your dialysis access
lunamoon in NKF for Early CKD 5 years ago
PD info please PKD mom
bzmom in Kidney Dialysis 4 months ago
Hi! Newbie here, 11% function & getting catheter before Thanksgiving. How long to heal before I actually start exchanges? I work in public...
Waiting for a Donor
nanci6969 in Kidney Transplant 6 months ago
Hi everyone, Just found this site today. Been on dialysis for a year now and getting worse everyday. I am on 3 donor lists, but nothing ye...
br7132 in Kidney Dialysis 5 months ago
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EndStageRenal in Kidney Disease 5 months ago
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. In hindsight ...
How are you feeling?
BrandyInUtah in Kidney Disease 5 months ago
How are you feeling today? Do you have any good news? I'm asking everybody!
Down and Out in MS
judystuddard in Kidney Dialysis 7 months ago
Hello everyone! My name is Judy Studdard!!!!! I am new to this and trying to get as much info as I can. I am not on dialysis yet. Will h...
Need some advice, should I start dialysis?
Melirm in NKF for Dialysis 7 months ago
Hi everyone. I'm a longer time reader, first time poster! I would appreciate hearing your experiences of starting dialysis. I have CKD stage...
I have a patient on Dialysis
LJ83 in Kidney Dialysis 8 months ago
I am a home health nurse. I have a gentleman who started dialysis 12/16. His fistula did not mature and his access point is still through hi...
leeper in Kidney Dialysis 7 months ago
im new here. im English been on dialysis for 4yrs. would like to hear from you
What is the truth about Dialysis?
Virgo03v in Kidney Dialysis 7 months ago
What is the truth about dialysis? My mom is in the position of deciding whether or not its time to go on it. Of course she is prolonging it ...
Stage 4 CKD and getting on transplant list
LaVMills4 in Kidney Disease 16 days ago
Hi, I am new to this community and am interested in knowing more about Stage 4 CKD. My doctor does not want me to go on dialysis but to be p...
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PUREkatniss in Kidney Disease 4 months ago
Hello, I am 27 years old. I was diagnosed with CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) on April 2016. My condition eventually got worse a few days afte...
Can some tell me what all is involved in Peritoneal home dialysis???
lcforever93 in Kidney Donation 5 months ago
Hello! I'm Larissa, 24 yrs old from Tx! I'm new to this app due to my End Stage Renal Disease for 9 years now. Had my 1st transplant in 10',...
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