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MrsCora01

Joined: 02/05/2010
My Story:
My kidney experience includes many decades pre-dialysis, one year on hemo, an attempt at PD, and then transplant

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Reply: Suggestions or book for new to starting dialysis
Hi there. Sorry, I've been offline for a bit and would have answered you sooner. It's...More
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Reply: How to choose a dialysis center what to look for
Sorry, but being Canadian, the circumstances were completely different for me. The...More
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Reply: Thanks Jon and Cora
Here's what I would suggest is the bottom line. At this point, even though he feels well,...More
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Reply: creatnine level
Hi Karen. Don't go by me. I'm weird and stubborn. Any time a medical professional hears...More
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Reply: Urgent john or Cora
Hi there. Yes, it makes a bit of sense that it is dropping faster. The less kidney...More
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Reply: creatnine level
Karen, I'm glad it went down. Count yourself lucky. When my cr. was at your level, my...More
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Reply: creatnine level
Even now, post transplant, if I get labs drawn during or shortly after an illness (a...More
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Reply: allergic to ace inhibitors
Yes, there are rare side effects, but as long as you are being properly followed, things...More
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Reply: allergic to ace inhibitors
Talk to your doc and try an ARB. They are also shown to help protect kidney function....More
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Reply: Re diet trying to preserve kidneys
It's a fine line to tread. I was kinda sorta vegetarian a time before I went on dialysis....More
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