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by webster
Sun Jan 19, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: UMBILICAL CORD.
Replies: 1
Views: 3409

UMBILICAL CORD.

Our fifth granddaughter was born on Friday. When the umbilical cord was cut there was only one artery. The midwife explained to my son and his wife this can lead to kidney problems, they will have to keep having her checked. My husband got IGA. could there be a link? Has anyone else ever heard of th...
by webster
Tue Jan 14, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Council tax reductions for dialysis room
Replies: 11
Views: 20633

Re: Council tax reductions for dialysis room

Yes our council tax went down a band also. Are you on a water meter? Because of the amount of time hand washing our water rates were capped.
by webster
Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:09 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: HI FOLKS FROM JBELL
Replies: 14
Views: 15157

Re: HI FOLKS FROM JBELL

Give your Mum our best wishes, hope she has a speedy recovery x
by webster
Thu Jan 02, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: ADVICE WANTED.
Replies: 7
Views: 8098

Re: ADVICE WANTED.

Thank you all for your replies. We are at clinic next week and we are getting a list together to ask the clinic/renal team a load of questions we need answers to.

Thank you
by webster
Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: ADVICE WANTED.
Replies: 7
Views: 8098

Re: ADVICE WANTED.

Thank you all for your replies. The hospital secretaries fill in the forms which I don't think they know everything about the patient. The nurse at my husbands GP as wrote a letter and helped to fill the forms in. We are still waiting to hear from them. Its just one worry after another. His surgeon ...
by webster
Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:26 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Got the Call!
Replies: 36
Views: 34015

Re: Got the Call!

Good luck, We are all thinking of you x x x
by webster
Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:13 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: ADVICE WANTED.
Replies: 7
Views: 8098

ADVICE WANTED.

My husband started with IGA in 2000, he was given 2 years before he would need dialysis and a transplant. He managed to get to 2010 before he went on dialysis, he worked up to the day he had his tube fitted. He was a sheet metal worker and was advised not to return to that type of work due to heavy ...
by webster
Sat Dec 28, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Christmas & New Year Best Wishes
Replies: 6
Views: 6312

Re: Christmas & New Year Best Wishes

Merry Christmas and A Healthy Happy New Year to you all.


Mike and Carol
by webster
Sun Dec 22, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: GAZA
Replies: 0
Views: 5627

GAZA

Did anyone watch Granada reports last week? The surgeons from the Liverpool Royal went out to Gaza to perform transplants mainly on children. The work was followed by the cameras. The surgeons who went out there performed my husbands transplant. It was a good insight to how other countries handle ki...
by webster
Sun Dec 22, 2013 10:17 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Chicken pox
Replies: 4
Views: 4668

Re: Chicken pox

You could end up with shingles. My husband got shingles after his transplant and became very very poorly, in hospital for 3 weeks.

Get yourself checked out a.s.a.p.




C.
by webster
Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:36 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Cathater tube fixing.
Replies: 5
Views: 6932

Re: Cathater tube fixing.

My husband used a money wallet belt. He bought from Matalan a flesh coloured belt, the ones you have on holiday to hide your cash! He made a hole in the back of the fabric and fed his tube into it. It made his tube secure. and was able to carry on day to day routines without the worry of catching hi...
by webster
Fri Oct 25, 2013 4:13 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Tacro levels post tx
Replies: 13
Views: 19639

Re: Tacro levels post tx

Hi Amanda Clare. I have not been on here for quite a while. My husband is a lot better than he was. But every month when we go to clinic there is always something they have to adjust. He went on Monday for his bloods checked and by Monday evening they were on the phone. His taco. readings had droppe...
by webster
Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Tacro levels post tx
Replies: 13
Views: 19639

Re: Tacro levels post tx

Hi. My husband had a transplant 2 years ago, had lots of problems. Went to clinic yesterday and his taco readings are down to 2.5 Docs has increased his meds, and got to go back next week for more blood tests. This is the second time they have been this low this year!
by webster
Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: ADVICE REQUIRED PLEASE
Replies: 6
Views: 8979

Re: ADVICE REQUIRED PLEASE

Thank you for your replies. We have taken advice and they say there is nothing else! I dont work I was made redundant, then sods law Mum had heart attack she is 84 and Dad is 89. I have my hands full with them, my husband and I look after our grandchildren one day a week. You can only work 16 hours ...
by webster
Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:02 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: ADVICE REQUIRED PLEASE
Replies: 6
Views: 8979

ADVICE REQUIRED PLEASE

I have not been on here for some while. My husband had a transplant August, 2011 he came out of hospital December 2011. He is very slowly improving, he goes to clinic every 3 weeks. creatine still not stable but the consultant not worrying too much now because goes up one week and then another it go...