Patients' Stories

10-year old Kevin travels 6,800kms to Holiday in Australia

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With the help of Automated Peritoneal Dialysis Kevin was able to turn a dream into reality and visit some of the wonderful sites of Australia. This is his story.

This is the story of an amazing little boy from Malaysia making the most of an unfortunate situation with the help of his loving parents. The story is written from the perspective of a mother who would move heaven and earth to give her son the best life he could have. The following tells of how this little boy’s big dream became a reality and the positive impact an APD (Automated Peritoneal Dialysis) machine had on his quality of life.

Matt’s story – continuing his passion

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Matt shares his inspiring story about how he continues with his passion for car racing despite needing dialysis and having lost his sight due to diabetes. Matt explains how he has maintained his independence and why he keeps his friends and family close and his educator even closer.

Lina’s Story – maintaining their lifestyle

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As the mother of two young children, Lina's biggest concern when she commenced treatment was its potential impact on her family.

 While attending the dialysis clinic three days a week required a change in routine, with the support of her extended family and the clinic, Lina and her family have found that they are able to continue on with their lives as normal.