Beyond the Kidney Transplant

I want to take a moment to talk about the things that can happen beyond dialysis and a kidney transplant. For a lot of people (I would say most), kidney transplants go pretty smoothly. They get their new kidney and suddenly they just feel better. They have all this energy, there are no longer any dietary restrictions, they can drink as much water as they like (when you’re on dialysis you’re limited on how much water you can drink because your body isn’t getting rid of the excess fluid like it normally would, and this is bad for the heart). …

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