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Dear doctor I am 75 years of age. I am suffering from kidney
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My husband Bill is 39 yrs old. Almost 2 years ago in Oct.
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My brother had surgery on 4/5/2011 in Florida to remove one
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My wife suffers from ESKD, her GFR is presently at 13, but
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I am a diabetic with stage 3 renal failure. I have had
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My sister in law's kidney is function only 8% She does not
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