New to ckd, stage 5 getting ready for dialysis. Was denied transplant due to low pulmonary function. Can this improve? on oxygen at night only. 63, also diabetic, chronic pancreatitis, cant have kidney/pancreas my pancreas is too far gone. have love and support from family but still feel alone in this some how. ckd is a very depressing disease! try to look for pos. things about this disease. would like to hear from others.