Doctor's appointment 9-9-2019

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jayphailey
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Doctor's appointment 9-9-2019

Post by jayphailey » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:06 am

Welp, the punch line, I have protein in my urine. A level that suggests kidney damage.

Sooooo. I don't know if I will be able to recover my DOT card and resume working for PTI

This has me pretty down. I hope something else will come up to cover

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Re: Doctor's appointment 9-9-2019

Post by jayphailey » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:18 am

Well fuckerdoodles.

Apparently long term diet Soda drinking can damage the kidneys. But I only really started drinking the stuff a couple of years ago trying to cut down on sodas with high fructose corn syrup. Not because I think HSCS is magically dangerous, but its pure sugar, so it goes straight to my beach ball belly

But - that doesn't explain the quick damage. This happened since Dec 2018.

But for now, I am cutting out diet soda as I can until I find out more

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Re: Doctor's appointment 9-9-2019

Post by Innkeeper » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:21 am

jayphailey wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:18 am
Well fuckerdoodles.

Apparently long term diet Soda drinking can damage the kidneys. But I only really started drinking the stuff a couple of years ago trying to cut down on sodas with high fructose corn syrup. Not because I think HSCS is magically dangerous, but its pure sugar, so it goes straight to my beach ball belly

But - that doesn't explain the quick damage. This happened since Dec 2018.

But for now, I am cutting out diet soda as I can until I find out more
Muscle inflammation? That will put protein in the urine as well. Lord knows if diet soda put protein in the urine my support of PepsiCo would be showing up.
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Re: Doctor's appointment 9-9-2019

Post by jayphailey » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:09 pm

IDK. Need to go see a Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist)

But with no insurance, that ain't happening for a while

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