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Transplant center prepares patients

The doctors determined I had kidney failure, and I was about to face dialysis indefinitely. Continue reading

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Out patient surgery shouldn’t last this long!

SURVIVAL TIP: About 2,000 people in North Carolina are on waiting lists for a kidney. In South Carolina, nearly 800 wait for a kidney (as of 08/21/15)1. Nationwide, 101,662 individuals await kidney transplants (as of 4/22/15)2. The day after Christmas … Continue reading

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Appeal to your chosen transplant center as soon as possible

SURVIVAL TIP: Remember that one in three people will develop kidney disease, and the only way to know, short of kidney failure, is blood tests. INTERIM, JULY 2002 – FALL 2006 After getting the diagnosis of IgA Nephritis, I began … Continue reading

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