Monthly Archives: June 2015

Share the burden of your diagnosis

SURVIVAL TIP:Share the burden of your diagnosis with loved ones and close friends. They will support you and provide a peace that I have never understood. I didn’t want them feeling sorry for me. They didn’t. They provided an ear … Continue reading

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Avoiding kidney disease doesn’t make it go away

SURVIVAL TIP: Get your blood work done at least annually, because full-blown symptoms of kidney failure do not show themselves until patients need dialysis. Other medical issues, such as high blood pressure and diabetes, increase the chance of kidney failure. … Continue reading

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History

In May 2013, I faced dialysis for a second time, but the changes to my life from renal (kidney) failure began in 2000. So the initial posts will express my experiences as a new kidney patient, cover the transplant briefly, … Continue reading

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Why do I feel so bad?

In May 2013, I faced dialysis for a second time, but the changes to my life from renal (kidney) failure began in 2000. So the initial posts will express my experiences as a new kidney patient, cover the transplant briefly, … Continue reading

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Hello, come in, look around. Introduce yourself!

Welcome to Dialysis Gal’s blog! Check back on Tuesdays for updates. I look forward to answering questions and providing insights from someone who has gone through dialysis, a transplant, and dialysis again. Please submit questions or comments. This is best … Continue reading

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