peritoneal dialysis

My name is Victoria Negrete; I was blessed with three children, two boys, and a girl. My eldest born son was first diagnosed with ...

By Family • March 25, 2019

As a junior in college, I was diagnosed with full kidney failure in 2007, and went on peritoneal dialysis in 2008 (my first choice). After ...

By MattWF • December 21, 2018

My name is Sou. I was a dialysis patient; I am a peritoneal dialysis nurse and I am also a kidney transplant recipient. In November ...

By soutang99 • July 26, 2017

“There was a time where I didn’t do dialysis for a month, and I refused hemodialysis,” says Michelle Obespo-­‐Theus, whose high blood pressure led to ...

By uclahealth • October 8, 2015

“Nothing was being done for my father. The word dialysis was thrown around, but my father was having a hard time coming to terms with ...

By uclahealth • October 2, 2015

“Pete had a stem cell transplant because he had non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and the [subsequent] prescription drug interaction is the reason he experienced kidney failure,” ...

By uclahealth • September 25, 2015

"I completely lost my kidney function when I was 9 years old. My mom donated a kidney, but then I lost it in 2004. I've ...

By uclahealth • September 15, 2015

“You know what they say about high blood pressure; it’s a silent killer,” says Arlene Dunaetz, married to Richard Dunaetz for 64 years. Eighty­‐five-­year­‐old Richard ...

By uclahealth • September 6, 2015