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11/1/12 7:35 P

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Dang! It stinks to get old!
Good to know and thanks for sharing Jean.

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10/29/12 11:08 P

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thanks.

This makes sense to me.. the older we get our organs age... deteriorate, ect.

My dad is in stage 2 of CKD. But it is the least of his issues... his heart only works at 22%, but he is still KICKING it!

Jean

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But even the best of these years are filled with pain and trouble;soon they disappear, and we are gone."(Psalms 90:10)

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DARLENEK04 Posts: 28,478
10/29/12 8:06 P

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Well that is not good news...
Thanks for the info Jean....don't know how you find
all the articles you post, but they are great...


Darlene

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will try again tomorrow!"

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10/29/12 7:21 P

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great info Jean.

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Kidneys from older donors often do not survive long after transplantation because of certain structural dysfunctions that can occur as the kidney ages, according to a new study. The findings indicate that the number of functioning glomeruli—the filtering units of the kidney—drops significantly with age, leading to a self-perpetuating injury in the rest of the kidney.

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/0
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