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Date Joined Jul 2007
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   Posted 10/6/2009 5:41 PM (GMT -6)   
I posted this in the Lupus forum, but I thought I would share with you guys also! I have kidney disease secondary to Lupus. It started with major protein spilling. I was on dialysis from September 08 until March of 09 and then my kidneys improved out of the blue! Well, a couple of months ago I started spilling protein again ( 5 grams in a random sample). Well, I went to the nephrologist last week and my protein is down to 2grams and my creatinine is down to 2.0!!! Woo-hoo! When I started dialysis I had 6% kidney function and my doc really felt that a transplant was inevitable. Now here I am improving and off dialysis! Please don't ever lose hope!!!! God Bless You All, Judy

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Date Joined Sep 2008
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   Posted 10/6/2009 7:25 PM (GMT -6)   
That is great news!!! I am so happy for you!! I hope you do something nice for yourself to celebrate.

Dx'd with Crohns 1984 and polycystic kidney disease in 1996
Bowel Resection surgery 2006, Now on Asacol, Endocort, Prednisone, folic acid, and Enalapril.

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Date Joined Mar 2009
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   Posted 10/7/2009 9:49 AM (GMT -6)   

That is something to celebrate!!! I hope your post gives other some inspiration to NEVER give up their hope and faith...

Thank you for the wonderful post and I wish you all the luck in the world that you continue to stay OFF the transplant list!!!!

Kidney Diseases and Disorders
39 yr young female with,
Chronic Kidney Stones, PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease), Chronic Kidney Failure, Severe Hypertension, Urological RSD

Also CHF (Congestive Heart Failure) and Sleep Apnea

Hopefully NO MORE........

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