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Old 09-06-2011, 06:30 AM   #2
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Re: stage 4 reanal failure

Hi and welcome. I was in the same boat as you. I didn't start dialysis soon enough, had a neck line, and didn't fare well on hemo. Have you thought about peritoneal dialysis? It is much easier on your body. It would involve a small surgery for the catheter to be inserted, but it's not a big deal.

I was on hemo for 1 year and my cousin gave me a kidney (on her birthday if you can believe it). I am now almost 9 years post transplant and am doing well. Feel free to ask lots of questions. There is good support here.
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Dxd T1 1966, 2001 dialysis, 2002 kidney transplant, 2003 insulin pump, 2008 pancreas transplant

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