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Kidney failure

Andrew and Jackie's story of kidney failure

It was a bleak day in May 2012 when our world started to collapse as we were told that Jackie had progressed from chronic kidney disease to end stage renal failure. The outcomes aren’t great with a much shortened life expectancy with complications increasing as the disease progresses. Married 23 years with 2 children, much to live for but with a big question mark over our lives together, moments like this really focus the mind as to priorities. As a family we did close in, pull together, our son instantly volunteered but was refused as he was too young. Read the rest of Andrew and Jackie's story here

Andrew, UK