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Old 03-11-2010, 04:57 PM
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Originally Posted by brucemac View Post
ugh. i wish you the best with all of that. at least it sounds like some of the diet restrictions will loosen up once you've been on dialysis for a bit. i couldn't imagine. any chance of a transplant? happy thoughts here for you harold. hang in there! everybody's got something

In the next few weeks I'll be interviewed/evaluated/tested and possibly put on the long list for a transplant as all AKD patients are and if it would happen and it's not rejected and I take care of myself, it will be good for about 10 years. That would put me past the age of 72, which is the age limit for transplants, then I would go back on dialysis for the duration of my life.
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