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Reply: Re diet trying to preserve kidneys
Cora's right, it's very tedious to maintain a balance. One thing that you must consider...More
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Reply: Non Functioning Kidney
Many people do well with a single kidney. The crucial question is what her lab numbers...More
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Reply: Results of kidney testing
It's impossible to guess from looking at just one lab value. When docs order tests, they...More
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Reply: Changing indurance questions
When I was finally enrolled in Medicare via the ESRD provision, it became my primary...More
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Reply: High Creatanine, normal albumin and normal BP
Obviously you should report the weakness/dizziness to the doctor right away. You may need...More
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Reply: High Creatinine, normal diabetes, normal BP
First, serum creatinine can jump around a lot from one test to the next. You must plot...More
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Reply: Help huge questions re where to start
Well, defining "End Stage" is, when push comes to shove, a judgement call. Yes, 15% (20%...More
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Reply: High Creatanine, normal albumin and normal BP
I still think that you need a nephrologist to explain what is going on. Urine protein...More
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Reply: High Creatanine, normal albumin and normal BP
That's a puzzler, and can't be answered without more test info. The big worry is the 7.0...More
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Reply: Help huge questions re where to start
It's been 20 yuears since I had to do all the paperwork for the Medicare ESRD thing, but...More
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