Question of the week.
YollyD_NKF5 days ago
How do you keep track of all your medical information and/or prescriptions?
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Plumeria6 days ago
How do you increase appetite for a hemo dialysis patient? My husband won't eat. Loosing a lot of weight.
Partner of kidney patient looking for support
somervillesis6 days ago
My partner was diagnosed with kidney failure in June. He began hemodialysis right away and continues to do it three times per week. In Octob...
Apandah7 days ago
What is the harmful effect?
How to reduce it.
arifpak8 days ago
How we make entry of dialysis patient........?
Age 62 CKD stage 5 egfr 5 and Creatinine 10.32. Not on dialysis yet
SilentEyez10 days ago
My father's age is 62 years. He has been diagnosed with ckd 3 since 3 years and now he is on ESRD (End stage renal disease) with a...
Halsdaughter12 days ago
Question to you all? How long does your port need to heal after it’s placed before your first dialysis?
YollyD_NKF12 days ago
What is your favorite quick, easy, and dialysis-friendly snack?
Your enthusiasm on dialysis
Hogandaz13 days ago
You are a shining example of how a dialysis patient lives
live with enthusiasm and gusto. I have FSGS for the past
7 years and I than...
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Obsessed with Dad’s labs
Halsdaughter15 days ago
I got new labs for my father and I’m trying to wrap my head around them. I have a call into the doctors to have him explain them to me but i...
New to this, but not ESRD
celoaffect16 days ago
I'm going on almost 22 years (31) living with FSGS, 17 of which has been on dialysis, it has been a long road dealing with all the ups and m...
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CRRT DIALYSIS WILL HELP A PERSON BACK TO CONSIOUS AFTER SEDATION????
honestraj17 days ago
My mom who is 43yrs old affected with severe fever last one week. Tested for dengue, malaria, H1N1 but everything shows negative. But she...
lucillemae17 days ago
In stage 5 and on dialysis for 2 months. Does anyone else experience hair loss and night sweats?
Pre transplant work up tests.
Peri518 days ago
I'm feeling rather anxious at the moment.i went up to hospital to have some extensive blood tests in preparation to discuss transp...
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Question of the week
YollyD_NKF18 days ago
Where have you traveled on dialysis? What tips do you have for others thinking about traveling?
Delona7923 days ago
I'm 39 and new to dialysis I find it difficult to go to my treatments and skip a lot maybe some ideas from others can help me.
YollyD_NKFa month ago
What gives you strength?
Support for a Type 1 Diabetic - multiple issues
MyBrothera month ago
Trying to understand more to support my brother. He is a 51 yo Type 1 diabetic since 21. He is on home dialysis. Still is in process of ...
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What have you learned "along the way" that might help others? What advice would you give someone starting dialysis?
Whats on my mind
Ralph_just_Ralpha month ago
Only been on hemo for 4 months but it's been an extremely taxing experience, and to think, this is my life from now on terrifies me. I cant ...
Halsdaughtera month ago
I’m new here my Father just got labs back and his bun is 92 and creatin is 3.63 we’re heading to the doctors today. He’s 92 and has stage 4 ...
Cajun18a month ago
I have been on dialysis for over 10 years and I still crave salt. I eat small amounts of straight salt throughout the day. I have talked to...
Getting ready to have PD surgery
lucillemaea month ago
Currently on hemo and getting scheduled for a PD catheter. Any advice greatly appreciated.
Been there done that!
Gotthecall_123a month ago
Hi my name is Dave I had a kidney transplant 5 months ago I feel I need to talk about my exspearance!i was on dialyses for 7 years and the l...
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rascal01a month ago
3rd mth into dialysis. Last few sessions have really felt the fatigue issues, to the point of barely being able to function. I know is norma...
Was on PD for for 4 years hemo for 3 1/2 had transplant 5 months ago, doing great!would like to share my journey!
What advice would you give someone starting dialysis?
KelliC_NKF2 months ago
Volunteering and Helping Others
One man's story of how he gives back to others on dialysis:
Do you give back or volunteer? If so, how?
How to reduce and calm muscle cramps of CKD Hemodialysis patient
vidaljoanna122 months ago
My brother experience severe muscle cramps in his leg, arms and even in his stomach it is the 2nd time around he experience this kind of se...
Keen2know2 months ago
My husband and I are training to do PD. He had the permanent catheter implanted and it is working fine. Someone recommended that he should g...
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