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Re: [IP] lab results that are kind of spooking me out here



Shawna
I don't know if this will mean anything to you.
As you all know I do not have d.
When I was pregnant with all three children that I managed to carry to term
I showed protein in my urine.  Have you asked anyone if this is normal for a
pregnant lady?
Cyndy Mom to 4
Ben 9 dxed June of 02
email @ redacted

----- Original Message -----
From: "JHughey" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2004 8:33 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] lab results that are kind of spooking me out here


> <snip> Or can they  do nothing but wait till it gets "real bad" then
> > dialyze?  (No offense to  those that do, but I sure as crap can't do
that
> with
> > my veins.. They blow really  bad just getting a regular lab every month
so
> far
> > with a 27 gauge butterfly...)  I am loosing my little mind here..
> >  CALGON!!!!!!!!!!!! Do I cut out proteins in my foods now? Decrease
> liquids..
> > what??????
>
> Shawna,
>
> My first and foremost recommendation that I wish someone had advised me
is,
> ask for a referral to a nephrologist. They specialize in kidneys and know
> more about them than endos or OBs. I was declining very fast (15% loss in
> 1.5 yrs), then saw a kidneyologist and the regression went to another 23%
> loss but -- it took 8 add'l years.
>
> I have very bad veins, but they do not stick the 15 g needles into *your*
> veins. They would never hold up on anyone, so they insert a Gortex loop or
a
> fistula for dialyzing. BTW, I do not have to have any more elbow-pit draws
> since they take any lab tests directly from the lines. Was there a lab
draw
> done as soon as you turned in your 24-collection? For a true creatinine
> clearance, they have to be done *together*.
>
> Your precious unborn baby needs that protein, and my first neph worked
with
> the Dr. at Johns-Hopkins who studied rats and protein. He said lowering
the
> protein worked on the rats, but humans are not rats. (well, that *could*
be
> debatable) hahaha
>
> Jan (46 y/o if you don't count the weekends), dx'd T-1 11/5/50, pmpg
> 8/23/83) & Bluda II (MM508 8/31/04)
> Dialyzing since 7/8/02 http://maxpages.com/bludasue  AND
> http://www.picturetrail.com/dmBASHpics (and EVOLUTION OF INSULIN PUMPS
with
> World's Youngest Pumper)
>
> Stress is when you wake up screaming and then you realize you haven't
fallen
> asleep yet
>
> .
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