YollyD_NKFa day ago
What are your New Year’s resolutions?
bmcgoldrick2 days ago
Need help with itchy skin at nite.Any remedies to help stop it. Drives me crazy sometimes?
Ladybug_053 days ago
I'm trying to eat healthier with my snacking habits, but I'm getting tired of the usual banana, apple/peanut butter, grapes and cr...
Interesting News Article
Mandelin6 days ago
Was just reading this article. Is it true Medicare will only cover 3 years of anti-rejection pills? abcnews.go.com/Health/organ...
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High Creatinine at 8.0
fleo6 days ago
Just new labs, creatinine jumped from 7.0 to 8.0, GFR now at 7, access surgery schedule 1st week in Jan. I now get labs weekly.
GFR confused ?
Ashkat2597 days ago
I am 24 years old female 5’0 my last blood work was 9/24/18 I was at that time 132pounds these are my results
Devastated doesn't even cover it..
Ladybug_059 days ago
Well, in the blink of an eye my transplant was postponed to I don't know when. Thanks to matters out of my control, I got a uti and needed a...
Diet & Exercise
Tazer989 days ago
I was just curious on if anyone had any tips about losing weight before a transplant? I would like ideas on what to eat, wha...
Smokey201410 days ago
This is my 3rd hospitalization for end stage renal failure since August..
I was on chemotherapy and mass doses of Prednisone. The Chemotherap...
Cortical chronic thinning
renfrowalicia3311 days ago
cortical chronic thinning of the lower pole what this mean
fleo12 days ago
Tomorrow I visit my vascular surgeon to discuss access surgery for dialysis. My nephrologist is suggesting both a fistula and a PD catheter...
sheydreams13 days ago
I experience muscle fatigue in my arms worse than in my legs. Does anybody else experience this? Everything I read talks about lower body be...
GFR is 53 and increase in creatine along with bubbles in urine.
Garden813 days ago
I am so concerned about all this. A year ago I was 190! Now 53! No one seems greatly concerned. The kidney dr. I was referred to was not eit...
anands195213 days ago
Whether immunology suppressant tablet AZORAN 50 mg increase creatinine level
Which sweeteners are you using?
Bassetmommer14 days ago
I am on a journey to discover the best sweetener for me and my husband. I love to cook and bake and I am learning a whole new level of cooki...
Disease or Renal Malfunction?
horsewoman4ever15 days ago
Does calling it renal malfunction make life any better to deal with? I had my first appointment with my nephrologist today. She said a gfr o...
fleo16 days ago
I'm 64, with CKD. Good on sodium and potassium, but high in creatinine at 7.0,GFR around 10. Nephrologist wants to proceed to PD but I have...
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The time has come....
Nikki4177518 days ago
well, it looks like the time has come. My doctor wants me to see a surgeon to have the access point put in for PD dialysis. So, I am going...
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2 weeks away...
Ladybug_0519 days ago
Welp, I'm 2 weeks away from this transplant. I could not feel any less prepared. I woke up this morning to a phone call from my PD n...
LorrieC19 days ago
I have known that my right kidney was shrinking due to an US that revealed cortical thinning. At the time, my internist was not concerned, ...
Nephrologist Visit Today - Not Good
LorrieC19 days agoPOPULAR
I went to the nephrologist and I do not know a thing. He would not comment about my prognosis until he receives results of my US's and labs.
Pets for people with kidney disease
Mindy7320 days ago
I recently went in for a kidney transplant evaluation and the social worker told me that I am only allowed to have 3 cats (and I am no longe...
RCC survivor & CKD patient
Hekella21 days ago
Aloha i am grateful to be here & hoping to learn more about how to live with ckd & sharing thoughts , ideas , & hope ! I lost one kindney to...
Philipjm21 days ago
Got the”call” 10.30 this morning for a second time.
At 9.15 this evening ready to go then at the last minute everything fell apart so ...
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CKD Stage 4 to End Stage progression timelines.
Sk_S21 days ago
My father, age 61 has been diagnosed today with Stage 4 CKD with his eGFR at 24. He has been a patient of Type2 Diabetes and High Blood Pres...
Tazer9822 days ago
Well first off, I hope everyone had a great thanksgiving yesterday!
But I have some questions for those of you who had a kidney transplant.....
What does the percentage mean?
horsewoman4ever22 days ago
Is the percentage of kidney function the same as the GFR number?
Can mild kidney scarring cause pain.
JamesD2nd23 days ago
Ct/Kub/Contrast shows mild scarring on both kidneys.
Could that be the cause of ongoing kidney pain. Pain is worse sitting and I find the car...
Renal bloods keep coming back borderline???
Lulububs23 days ago
I am a 44 year old female, healthy, exercise, no alcohol.
About 6 month ago i could not keep any foods in and felt so ill, i went to dr a...
I've been told I have IgA nephropathy
zide24 days ago
So, I saw my specialist yesterday and came out with more questions than I went in.
All I know is I have to take more blood pressure meds and ...
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