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Transplant Doctors Encourage Physical Activity   Regular physical activity is necessary for transplant patients to become as healthy and physically fit as possible. Many studies have shown that exercising as soon as a few weeks after transplant surgery can improve cardiopulmonary function, as well as counteract some of the side effects of the immunosuppressive medications…. Read more »

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Things that make you go Hmm……

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BAR HARBOR, Maine — One of Maine’s iconic forest dwellers may just harbor clues that could lead to better treatment and ultimately a cure for human kidney disease. Researchers at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor are studying black bear kidneys in an effort to determine how the animals are able to regenerate the organ… Read more »

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A possible light at the end of the DARK tunnel……

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Kidney breakthrough ‘could end the need for donors’ by JAMES CHAPMAN, Daily Mail Scientists have created the world’s first test-tube organs in a breakthrough that could revolutionise transplant medicine.The American experts are claiming to have used cloning technology to transform cells taken from a cow’s ear into functioning kidneys. The ‘spare-part’ kidneys were genetically identical… Read more »

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I’m a little fish in a BIG pond

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  An estimated 23 million American adults have chronic kidney disease. Currently the NIH spends $655 million on kidney disease research. With good care, fewer than 10 percent of diabetics develop kidney failure.  Management of complications has markedly improved the quality of life of dialysis patients.  Dialysis dementia due to aluminum toxicity no longer occurs. Premature… Read more »

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Today’s the day……

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We all have ailments  For those who are immunosuppressed, you will relate.  For those who aren’t familiar with it probably just think I’m sick often.  This is my life.   It’s been basically 3 weeks that I have stayed in bed off and on.  What started as bronchitis turned into pneumonia.  The gym and eating… Read more »

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Kidney disease fact !!

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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-BattletheNightmare

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