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And So It Continues....

After having Gabriella's bloodwork done last week I was surprised to get a call from the specialist office. Normally, I have to call the pediatrician and get the numbers and then remind them to fax the results to the specialist. (Even though we've done this more times than I care to count!) It usually takes several days from results to specialist phone call. This time however the hospital faxed the results directly to the specialist's office, hence the phone call. Actually, it was the endocrine nurse (whom is wonderful!) that called because the specialist is on vacation for the next two weeks. She was very concerned with Gab's numbers. Two are low and one is very high. So she called the nephrologist (kidney specialist) that we had seen several months ago about Gab's kidney scare. Apparently, that kidney disease that they said we didn't have to be concerned about.... we should be concerned about. Are you following this?! We were told that it wasn't serious and that the damage had been done to her kidneys probably quite awhile ago. But, when the nurse called that department and spoke with them about Gabi's numbers they instantly said she needed another medicine (taken 2x a day!), ongoing urine tests, and that she needs to have regular ultrasounds of her kidneys to watch the progress of the disease! WOW! Sounds a little bit more than what we were told, huh?! She goes for more bloodwork this week and then we'll see if this new medicine is helping or not. And so it continues.....

Comments

crispy said…
I am sorry to hear about more medical issues. I have been praying for her and healing from God.

I wish there was a way to encourage you and support you in all that you do.

(((hugs)))
Wee Ones Mommy said…
Praying for healing for Gabriella.
I still can't understand how this kind of stuff happens so often. Either mis-diagnosis or miscommunication on the diagnosis.
Dana said…
Wow, Lisa. I'll pray and keep us updated.

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