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Re: [IP] transplants

At 12:43 PM 6/2/02, you wrote:
>In a message dated 6/2/02 7:19:29 AM Pacific Daylight Time, email @ redacted
> > Is it possible to stay on dialysis life long?  How long a life is that?  I
> > seem to remember reading in my health insurance information that they 
> would
> >
> > only cover dialysis for a set period of time.  If your lifetime is longer
> > than that, what are your options then?  I've always wondered about this.
> >
> > RoseLea
> >
>RoseLea I had a friend in the 80's who was 20 years on dialysis and he came
>down with lung cancer. He never smoked in his life. You never know!

And when you are diagnosed with ESRD (end stage renal disease), you are 
automatically eligible for Medicare (at least I was at the tender age of 40).

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