Sharon explains how her comfortability with dialysis has eliminated her kidney disease fears.
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Dialysis and Kidney Disease Fears - Sharon's Story Sharon: Well now that I’m into my dialysis treatment now about a year and a half, I no longer have fears. I don’t have fears because I realized that this machine is my kidneys; they’re my kidneys. It is my kidney and it is helping me releasing the toxins from my body. It is what keeps me alive and keeps me healthy. I of course had fears like others and those fears have been diminished now. From when I first got, when I first realize I hadn’t and didn’t want it in my life, I was afraid of the machine. There were things I would think about where the blood coming out and then going back in and my whole life is on that machine. But when you feel better afterwards and you realize that that machine is your life, it’s easier to deal with.
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