Chronic kidney disease is a worldwide health crisis. For example, in the year 2005, there were approximately 58 million deaths worldwide, with 35 million attributed to chronic disease, according to the World Health Organization. I can only do this with your help. LiveandBattle.com #LivetheDream-BattletheNightmareContinue Reading
To hear the words “it’s melanoma” sent chills down my spine when I was diagnosed. I didn’t know the severity of it but knew it wasn’t good. There is hope for those that may have to face it head on. #MedStarGeorgetownisthebomb, #Sunscreenalways, #LiveandBattle.comContinue Reading
Being a former Davita Dialysis patient, I find this very disturbing. Here we have a CEO/Company whom makes a tremendous profit off of pain and suffering and doesn’t educate their patients on transplantation. I can only speak for myself. My life was in their hands and many mistakes were made during my treatments which could… Read more »Continue Reading
The American Kidney Fund is one of the largest charities in the country, with an annual budget of over $250 million. Its marquee program helps pay insurance premiums for thousands of people who need dialysis, a lifesaving and expensive treatment for kidney failure. The organization has earned accolades for its efficient use of the money…. Read more »Continue Reading
While I fight through depression and the constant fear of death, I have decided to share mine in the hopes of helping and supporting others. It hasn’t been easy. In exchange for keeping me alive, the medicine I take daily produces awful side effects. It’s a no win situation. No matter how healthy I eat or how much I work out, I still have to put these harsh drugs into my body. I’m scared of the long term effects. I wish I was fortunate enough to wake up everyday and not have to think about my health.