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gwilfong
11-18-2007, 11:59 PM
Hi everyone,

I was diagnosed with SLE in 1986(I was 16). It only took them a year to diagnose me. I had arthritis in all of my joints. In 1989 I found out the Lupus was in my kidneys. We tried chemo to try and save them, but it did not work for me. November of 1993 I lost my kidneys. The Lupus went into remission and has been there ever since. I had to wait 6 months before I could get my first kidney transplant. I also did end up getting a quad. bypass due to the Lupus and the steroids(that is what I was told). Feel free to message me with any questions you may have.

Saysusie
11-19-2007, 09:29 AM
Hello Gwilfond :lol:
Welcome to our family. I am sorry to hear that you've suffered so with your Lupus. I hope that your remission becomes a long-term one.
We are here to help you in any way that we can and whenever you might need it. The people here are very informative, caring, comforting and understanding!
Again.....welcome
Peace and Blessings
Saysusie