I Wasn’t Prepared for Kidney Damage After My Double-lung Transplant

I Wasn’t Prepared for Kidney Damage After My Double-lung Transplant

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I Wasn’t Prepared for Kidney Damage After My Double-lung Transplant

“You have stage 3 kidney disease,” the doctor told me. I remember that first appointment with my nephrologist as a blur. Choking back tears, I took in the news with trepidation. I wasn’t prepared for this world of newly discovered health problems. Yet there I was, three weeks after my double-lung transplant, learning how to take care of my kidneys. During my transplant, I was only in  the hospital for 13 days. Walking out in…

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