"I want to talk about CKD more, too. I'm just Stage 2, but my endo is concerned and doesn't want it to get any worse. I've been eating low-sodium for about 6 months now, and it's been rough at best. 1500mg/day goes really fast!…"
"Thanks for your reply, Janice. I'm not even eligible for a transplant because of my age (going to be 67 on March 7), and it's not in the plans right now, because I'm not THAT far advanced. I do have a dietitian, but she isn't…"
"I wish you well, Natalie. It's not an easy disease to live with. I wish I had talked to more people prior to getting my transplant, as there are no support groups for recipients where I live. Good luck with everything, and God bless. If you…"
"Janice, I appreciate your willingness to talk about it! I've just been diagnosed with what turned out to be stage 3b kidney disease since last fall. The kidney nurse is optimistic that it won't progress rapidly, but I don't know -- my…"
"That's but 2 months ago Janice! Perhaps people are busy....perhaps they got the answers they wanted. Some members don't necessarily post a comment, but nevertheless READ the comments and take it from there! :)"
"I just realized that I'm the first one to respond to this post since December 10, 2014. Why is that? If people need to talk about kidney disease, let's talk about it. I feel like I've been silenced for so long, not only because of t1…"
"I was diagnosed with T1 diabetes and hypothyroidism in 1993. Due to bad control for many years, I developed kidney disease and had a transplant four years ago. I was never on dialysis, but I probably should have been. I was extremely fortunate that…"
Welcome to Tudiabetes. I have never been to Belgrade, but I did visit Serbia back when it was Yugoslavia in 1968, and my daughter's boyfriend is Croatian. I grew up i n England but live in the U.S. now.
Welcome to the tudiabetes.com family. Its great to have you here and great to see type 1s making their presence known. Glad to see you are so involved in Diabetes in Serbia. We need to make sure that people are supported and educated all around the world.
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